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Table 3 Description of Discrepant/Discordant Reports

From: Discrepancies between the medical record and the reports of patients with acute coronary syndrome regarding important aspects of the medical history

Conditions Discrepancies
/Discordant Reports
Reason For Discrepancies/Discordant Reports
   Not reported by patient in HHQ Not in Medical Record Different Reports×
Angina 43 32 6 5
Arrhythmia 14 10 4 -
Myocardial Infarction 19 10 9 -
Congestive Heart Failure 11 5 6 -
Hypertension 6 3 3 -
Other CVD 20 20 0 -
Diabetes Mellitus 2 2 0 -
Bronchitis or Pneumonia 20 1 19 -
Emphysema 2 0 2 -
CVA 4 4 0 -
Chronic Kidney Disease 11 10 1 -
Cigarette Smoking 22 0 0 22
Cocaine use 6 2 3 1
Any Discrepancy 180 99 53 28
  1. ×Discrepancies due to different reports noted only for angina, cocaine use and cigarette smoking; HHQ, Health History Questionnaire; CVD, cardiovascular diseases; CVA, cerebrovascular accident