Table 2

Characteristics of patients with NSTE-ACS

CharacteristicTotal
(n=809)
Survival
(96.0%, n=777)
Dead
(3.9%, n=32)
P value
Age, median (IQR)75 (65–82)75 (65–82)79 (74–84)0.0063
Sex male, n (%)583 (72.0)565 (72.7)18 (56.2)0.066
Hypertension, n (%)595 (73.7)578 (74.4)17 (54.8)0.037
Diabetes, n (%)295 (36.5)282 (36.3)13 (41.9)0.75
Dyslipidaemia, n (%)497 (61.5)483 (62.2)14 (45.1)0.055
Smoking, n (%)432 (53.5)421 (54.2)11 (35.4)0.043
MI history, n (%)80 (9.8)75 (9.6)5 (15.6)0.23
CVD history, n (%)295 (36.4)278 (35.7)17 (53.1)0.070
Killip, n (%)
 1619 (81.6)610 (82.7)9 (42.8)<0.001
 268 (8.9)65 (8.8)3 (14.2)0.74
 344 (5.8)38 (5.1)6 (28.5)0.0056
 427 (3.5)24 (3.2)3 (14.2)0.086
BPs, median (IQR)146 (128–163)147 (130–163)120 (82–130)<0.001
HR, median (IQR)79 (66–91)78 (66–91)84 (61–103)0.67
WCC, median (IQR)7440 (5900–9700)7400 (5905–9675)8910 (6250–13 516)0.025
Hb, median (IQR)13.6 (12.1–14.9)13.7 (12.2–15.0)11.8 (10.1–13.7)<0.001
BS, median (IQR)135 (112–179)133 (112–175)185 (155–251)<0.001
Cr, median (IQR)0.9 (0.75–1.14)0.9 (0.75–1.10)1.17 (0.91–1.62)<0.001
CRP, median (IQR)0.12 (0.080–0.46)0.11 (0.070–0.42)0.39 (0.20–1.54)<0.001
Cardiac enzyme positive, n (%)771 (95.3)741 (95.3)30 (93.7)0.65
Troponin T, median (IQR)66 (20–313)66 (20–306)113 (25–1158)0.61
Troponin I, median (IQR)194 (30–1403)181 (30–1296)429 (45–4002)0.17
Max CPK, median (IQR)240 (116–719)231 (113–683)653 (225–2641)<0.001
Max CK-MB, median (IQR)19 (9–65)18 (8–61)75 (28–250)<0.001
Grace risk score, median (IQR)131 (112–152)131 (111–149)187 (153–203)<0.001
TIMI pre, n (%)
 0150 (19.1)141 (18.7)9 (30)0.23
 182 (10.4)79 (10.4)3 (10)1.0
 2146 (18.6)140 (18.5)6 (20)1.0
 3405 (51.7)393 (52.1)12 (40)0.20
Culprit vessel, n (%)
 RCA174 (21.6)171 (22.1)3 (9.6)0.13
 LAD297 (36.9)287 (37.1)10 (32.2)0.64
 LCX167 (20.7)163 (21.1)4 (12.9)0.34
 LMT20 (2.4)17 (2.2)3 (9.6)0.040
 Multiple vessels31 (3.8)30 (3.8)1 (3.2)1.0
 Others114 (14.1)104 (13.4)10 (32.2)0.0088
Primary PCI, n (%)635 (78.5)612 (78.7)23 (74.1)0.47
CABG, n (%)16 (1.9)15 (1.9)1 (3.1)0.47
Cardiac arrest on arrival, n (%)23 (2.8)14 (1.8)9 (28.1)<0.001
Cause of death
 CV death, n (%)22 (2.7)22 (68.7)
 Non-CV death, n (%)10 (1.2)10 (31.2)
  • Categorical values represented as numbers (%) and numerical values as median (IQR).

  • BP, blood pressure; BS, blood sugar; CABG, coronary artery bypass grafting; CPK, creatine phosphokinase; Cr, creatinine; CRP, C-reactive protein; CVD, cardiovascular disease; Hb, haemoglobin; HD, hemodialysis; HR, heart rate; LAD, left anterior descending artery; LCX, left circumflex; LMT, left main trunk; MI, myocardial infarction; NSTE-ACS, non ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome; PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention; RCA, right coronary artery; TIMI score, Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction score; WCC, white cell count.