Emergency Medicine International / 2015 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

An Online Tool for Nurse Triage to Evaluate Risk for Acute Coronary Syndrome at Emergency Department

Table 2

Factors associated with having acute coronary syndrome by logistic regression analysis.

VariablesUnivariate odds ratio (95% confidence interval)Adjusted odds ratio (95% confidence interval)

Male gender0.731 (0.324, 1.648)0.382 (0.117, 1.245)
Age1.043 (1.006, 1.081)1.036 (0.990, 1.084)
Having diabetes mellitus4.318 (1.861, 10.019)4.220 (1.445, 12.327)
Previous CAD5.317 (20.34, 13.896)3.333 (1.040, 10.684)
Having angina pain12.750 (4.934, 32.945)12.539 (3.876, 40.567)

Note. CAD: coronary artery disease; angina pain indicated having at least one feature of typical angina pain including chest tightness; squeeze pain at retrosternum, referred to shoulder, arm, or mandible; dyspnea or tachypnea, associated with sweating or palpitation without other obvious causes, syncope or fainting, or improved with sublingual nitroglycerin.