Table 3

The 12 Most Common Discharge Diagnoses for Patients Admitted to Hospital, According to the First High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T Level

High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T Level (ng/l)
(n = 1,917)
(n = 1,397)
(n = 2,104)
Chest pain, %50.0Chest pain34.0MI26.0
A-fib/SVT, %5.6Angina8.1Chest pain13.0
Angina, %5.1A-fib/SVT7.5Heart failure8.7
Abdominal pain, %2.8MI3.0A-fib/SVT7.2
Myalgia, %2.4Unstable angina3.2Angina4.2
MI, %2.0Heart failure3.1Pneumonia4.1
Pneumonia, %1.8Pneumonia2.3Unstable angina2.4
Syncope, %1.8Syncope1.9Myocarditis1.6
Hypertension, %1.6Myalgia1.7PE1.2
Unstable angina, %1.5Hypertension1.4Syncope1.2
PE, %1.3PE1.3Aortic stenosis1.1
Palpitations, %1.0Dyspnea1.2Hypertension0.9

Values are %. Chest pain was defined as International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision codes R07.4, R07.3, Z03.4, or Z03.5; atrial fibrillation (A-fib) as I48.9; supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) as I47.1; myalgia as M79.1; syncope as R55.9; hypertension as I10.9; unstable angina as I20.0; pulmonary embolism (PE) as I26.9; palpitations as R00.2; pneumonia as J18.9; abdominal pain as R10.4, K29.7, or K85.9; dyspnea as R06.0; aortic stenosis as I35.0; myocarditis as I40.9; and myocardial infarction (MI) as I21.4, I21.9, or I21.1.