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Table 2 Patient and provider opinions on what justifies an MPI in asymptomatic patients

From: Perceptions of patients and providers on myocardial perfusion imaging for asymptomatic patients, choosing wisely, and professional liability

Which of the following justify an MPI? Patient Provider p value OR 95% CI
Diabetes mellitus 102 (35%) 28 (25.7%) 0.093 1.55 0.92–2.61
ECG changes 263 (86%) 63 (57.3%) <0.0001 4.56 2.70–7.73
Family history of CAD 238 (75%) 10 (9.2%) <0.0001 30.21 14.43–64.95
Erectile dysfunction 96 (33%) 4 (3.6%) <0.0001 12.91 4.42–42.47
High risk of heart disease 272 (86%) 48 (44.4%) <0.0001 7.73 4.57–13.09
Annual evaluation 71 (23%) 1 (0.9%) <0.0001 32.79 4.8–643.97
Preoperative evaluation for low-risk surgery 67 (22%) 3 (2.7%) <0.0001 10.08 2.97–41.09
Prior history of MI 1 year prior 246 (80%) 16 (14.5%) <0.0001 22.94 12.18–43.76
Prior history of stents 1 year prior 209 (69%) 15 (13.6%) <0.0001 13.93 7.4–26.51