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Table 3 Sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values for six-week incidence of MACE using HEART score

From: Chest pain in the emergency department: risk stratification with Manchester triage system and HEART score

  Cut-off = 4a Cut-off = 7b
Sensitivity, % [95 % CI] 90.9 [70.8; 98.9] 45.5 [24.4; 67.79]
Specificity, % [95 % CI] 63.2 [55.0; 70.8] 98.7 [95.3; 99.8]
Positive predictive value, % [95 % CI] 26.3 [16.9; 37.7] 83.3 [51.59; 97.9]
Negative predictive value, % [95 % CI] 97.9 [92.8; 99.8] 92.6 [87.4; 96.1]
  1. a98 patients with score <4 and 76 with score ≥4
  2. b162 patients with score <7 and 12 with score ≥7