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Table 2 Clinical information of the PE and non-PE patients

From: The diagnostic value of D-dimer with simplified Geneva score (SGS) pre-test in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE)

Variates Total PE patients Non-PE patients p
(n = 1035) (n = 294) (n = 741)
Age (years) 67.36 ± 9.79 67.27 ± 9.47 67.4 ± 9.92 0.84
Gender
 Male n (%) 612 (59.13) 167 (56.8) 445 (60.05) 0.51
 Female n (%) 423 (41.07) 127 (43.2) 296 (39.95)  
 Lung cancer n (%) 68 (6.57) 28 (9.52) 40 (5.4) 0.02
 Pulmonary infection n (%) 377 (36.43) 100 (34.01) 277 (37.38) 0.34
 Hypertension n (%) 418 (40.39) 110 (37.41) 308 (41.57) 0.25
 Diabetes n (%) 154 (14.88) 35 (11.9) 119 (16.06) 0.11
 Coronary disease n (%) 71 (6.86) 14 (4.76) 57 (7.69) 0.12
 Dyspnea n (%) 559 (54) 172 (58.5) 387 (52.23) 0.08
 Chest pain n (%) 124 (11.98) 37 (12.59) 87 (11.74) 0.74
 Cough n (%) 360 (34.78) 85 (28.91) 275 (37.11) 0.02
 Hemopthysis n (%) 50 (4.83) 12 (4.08) 38 (5.13) 0.58
 WBC 8.62 ± 6.71 9.00 ± 9.85 8.47 ± 4.95 0.26
 HGB 125.22 ± 23.39 126.69 ± 21.67 124.63 ± 24.02 0.46
 Neutr. 8.63 ± 6.71 9 ± 9.85 8.47 ± 4.95 0.26
 PLT 232.66 ± 96.36 226.76 ± 89.76 234.99 ± 98.84 0.22
 CRP 37.47 ± 56.05 38.07 ± 58.00 35.82 ± 50.33 0.61
 FIB 3.49 ± 1.17 3.33 ± 1.06 3.56 ± 1.21 0.01
 D-dimer (mg/L) 3.94 ± 7.92 6.61 ± 11 2.89 ± 5.99 < 0.001
 SGS 1.72 ± 0.95 1.87 ± 0.96 1.66 ± 0.93 0.002
  1. PE pulmonary embolism, n number, WBC white blood cell, HGB hemoglobin, Neutr neutrophil, PLT blood platelet, CRP C-reaction protein, FIB Fibrinogen, SGS Simplified Geneva score