Table 5.

Cs-cTnI spread, length of stay and mortality by emergency department location and whether the test was clinically requested

LocationMedian cs-cTnI (IQR), ng/LP valueMedian length of stay (IQR), daysP valueMortality, %P value
Clinically requestedStudy requestedClinically requestedStudy requestedClinically requestedStudy requested
Resus21 (9–49)11 (5–29)<0.0012 (0–7)3 (1– 10)0.11217.910.90.039
Majors7 (3–12)6 (2–12)0.2030 (0–1)0 (0–2)<0.0011.41.20.649
Generic ED7 (3–12)8 (3–14)0.0010 (0–1)1 (0–4)<0.0010.13.4<0.001
  • Cs-cTnI = contemporary sensitivity troponin I; ED = emergency department; IQR = interquartile range; Resus = resuscitation. Underlining highlights a statistically significantly higher result.