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Table 2 Patient characteristics by MACE occurrence

From: Use of troponin assay after electrical injuries: a 15-year multicentre retrospective cohort in emergency departments

  No MACE
n = 779 (%)
MACE
n = 6 (%)
p value
Age (years)—median (IQR) 42 ± 11.2 53 ± 31.9 < 0.001
Cardiovascular risks factors ( 1)—no. (%) 65 (8.3) 3 (50.0) 0.01
Cardiac history—no. (%) 22 (2.8) 3 (50.0) < 0.001
High voltage (> 1000 Volts)—no. (%) 54 (6.9) 1 (16.7) 0.42
Initial loss of consciousness—no. (%) 35 (4.5) 3 (50.0) < 0.001
Transthoracic current—no. (%) 267 (34.3) 6 (100.0) < 0.001
Symptomatic—no. (%) 545 (70.0) 6 (100.0) 0.04
Chest Pain—no. (%) 107 (13.7) 1 (16.7) 0.84
Headache or vertigo—no. (%) 62 (8.0) 1 (16.7) 0.49
Burns—no. (%) 128 (16.4) 3 (50.0) 0.27
Abnormal ECG—no. (%) 94 (12.1) 5 (83.3) < 0.001
Positive troponin—no. (%) 12 (1.5) 5 (83.3) < 0.001
Troponin rise—no. (%) 6 (0.8) 2 (33.3) < 0.001
  1. MACE major adverse cardiac event, IQR interquartile range, OR odds ratio, 95% CI 95% confidence interval, ECG electrocardiogram