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Table 1 Number, age and ACS likelihood among presenting and admitted study cases

From: Likelihood of acute coronary syndrome in emergency department chest pain patients varies with time of presentation

  Mean age years (SDa) ED visits (n) Admitted cases (n) ACS likelihood (prevalence)
     Cases presenting to the ED Admitted cases
All patient visits 60 (18) 11141 5233 7.5% 16%
Men 59 (18) 5789 2979 9% 18%
Women 62 (19) 5352 2254 6% 13%
Patients < 65 years 47 (13) 6263 2152 4.5% 13%
Patients ≥ 65 years 77 (7.8) 4878 3081 11% 18%
  1. aStandard deviation.