Table 1. Baseline demographic, laboratory, and angiographic characteristics of hs-cTnT elevation in non-STEMI, unstable angina, and non-ACS patients.
Non-STEMI (n = 165)UAP (n = 177)Non-ACS (n = 442)
Age, mean (range), years70.4 (59.1–77.5)71.4 (61.8–78.7)74.1 (66.6–81.2)
Age >75 years, n (%)52 (31.5%)64 (39.0%)205 (46.4%)
Male sex, n (%)121 (73.3%)106 (59.9%)173 (39.1%)a
NT-proBNP,b mean (range), ng/L559.5 (209.0–1294.0)594.0 (200–3629)2943 (994.5–7982.5)a
eGFR, mean (SD) or (range)73.2 (30.7)69.1 (24.3)63.0 (43.3–80.6)c
eGFR <60, n (%)58 (35.2%)58 (32.8%)202 (45.7%)a
Leading symptom, n (%)
    Angina pectoris113 (68.5%)133 (75.1%)58 (13.1%)a
    Dyspnea13 (7.9%)7 (4.0%)149 (33.7%)d
    Syncope2 (1.2%)029 (6.6%)c
    Other37 (22.4%)37 (20.9%)206 (46.6%)
History, n (%)
    CHF28 (17.0%)43 (24.3%)88 (20.0%)
    CAD151 (91.5%)149 (84.2%)254 (57.5%)a
    PCI63 (38.2%)99 (55.9%)121 (27.4%)
    CABG21 (12.7%)23 (13.0%)44 (10.0%)
    PAD18 (10.9%)24 (13.6%)38 (8.6%)
    Stroke12 (7.3%)13 (7.3%)33 (7.5%)
    COPD19 (11.5%)21 (11.9%)81 (18.3%)
Risk factors, n (%)
    Diabetes mellitus58 (35.2%)65 (36.7%)133 (30.1%)
    Cholesterolemia105 (63.6%)138 (78.0%)228 (51.6%)
    Hypertension139 (84.2%)166 (93.8%)d351 (79.4%)
    Active smoking33 (20.0%)20 (11.3%)d39 (8.8%)
    Ex-smoker54 (32.7%)60 (33.9%)146 (33.0%)
    Family history14 (8.5%)14 (7.9%)61 (13.9%)
GRACE score, mean (SD)129.0 (33.8)119.3 (31.0)140.6 (32.7)c
Coronary angiography, n (%)147 (89.1%)127 (71.8%)c129 (29.2%)a
Coronary artery disease, n (%)146 (88.5%)124 (70.1%)c109 (24.7%)a
    0 VD2 (1.2%)9 (5.1%)55 (12.4%)
    1 VD23 (13.9%)14 (7.9%)13 (2.9%)
    2 VD22 (13.3%)28 (19.4%)16 (3.6%)
    3 VD94 (57.0%)76 (42.9%)c44 (10.0%)a
    Left main trunk5 (3.0%)01 (0.2%)
PCI105 (63.6%)67 (37.9%)c13 (2.9%)a
  • a P <0.0001 vs non-STEMI.

  • b NT-proBNP, N-terminal pro-B type natriuretic peptide; eGFR, estimated glomerular filtration rate; CHF, chronic heart failure; CAD, coronary artery disease; CABG, coronary artery bypass graft; PAD, peripheral artery disease; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; VD, vessel disease.

  • c P <0.01 vs non-STEMI.

  • d P <0.05 vs non-STEMI.