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Table 4 Probabilities of Coronary Artery Disease (as percentages) in patients with chest pain in Primary Care

From: Clinical assessment of patients with chest pain; a systematic review of predictive tools

   Female <65 or Male <55 Female ≥65 or Male ≥55
   Known CVD No known CVD Known CVD No known CVD
   Pain reproducible by palpation Pain not reproducible by palpation Pain reproducible by palpation Pain not reproducible by palpation Pain reproducible by palpation Pain not reproducible by palpation Pain reproducible by palpation Pain not reproducible by palpation
Pain worse during exercise Patient attributes pain to cardiac origin 21 63 5 24 48 86 15 53
Patient attributes pain to cardiac origin 8 34 2 9 23 65 5 26
Pain not worse during exercise Patient attributes pain to cardiac origin 5 25 1 6 16 55 3 19
Patient attributes pain to cardiac origin 2 9 0 2 6 27 1 7
  1. (Based on the tool by Bösner et al.) [30]. CVD: Clinical vascular disease
  2. Note that probabilities are rounded to 0 decimal places, so a probability of 0 % does not imply impossibility