Abstract 91 Table 2

Dramatic variation in the nature of chest pain in contemporary studies and association with CAD

Nature of pain

% of patients in group (range)

% of patients with obstructive CAD (range)

Crude relative risk of CAD (range)

DFRM

Other studies

DFRM

Other studies

DFRM

Other studies

typical angina

43%

14% (7%–53%)

89%

27% (9%–88%)

5.6

1.7 (1.1–3.0)

atypical angina

39%

41% (15%–87%)

50%

14% (9%–72%)

3.1

1.1 (0.5–1.9)

non-anginal chest pain

18%

30% (11%–66%)

16%

22% (8%–53%)

1

1