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Table 2 CAC score and results of ischemia tests in group A (CAC score < 10), group B (CAC score 10–99), group C (CAC score 100–399) and group D (CAC score ≥ 400) according to CAG referral

From: The role of coronary artery calcification score in clinical practice

  CAG referral
   Yes    No  
  N   CAC score N   CAC score
Total population* 146   269 (37 – 629) 452   1 (0 – 48)
   Group A† 26   0 (0 – 2) 278   0 (0 – 1)
   Group B 30   47 (28 – 73) 105   44 (23 – 64)
   Group C† 30   256 (161 – 354) 59   203 (140 – 268)
   Group D† 60   771 (538 – 1398) 10   568 (456 – 729)
No ischemia test* 10   642 (70 – 1198) 57   0 (0 – 20)
Ischemia test* 136   256 (31 – 613) 395   1 (0 – 53)
   Negative* 72   315 (58 – 595) 290   1 (0 – 51)
   Non-conclusive* 25   258 (32 – 831) 70   0 (0 – 11)
   Positive† 39   130 (7 – 620) 35   57 (0 – 192)
  1. Values are median (interquartile range). CAC = coronary artery calcification, CAG = coronary angiography. Significant difference in CAC score; * p < 0.001, † p < 0.05