Table 2—

Mortality and causes of death in the study population

Total of patients with PEPatients without TNT measurementTNT-positive patientsTNT-negative patients
Subjects n737174151412
Outcome
 Death in the first year112 (15.2)26 (14.9)44 (29.1)42 (10.2)
 In hospital death73 (9.9)17 (9.8)32 (21.2)24 (5.8)
Causes of death
 Pulmonary embolism48 (6.5); 4315 (8.6); 5823 (15.2); 5210 (2.4); 24
 Cancer28 (3.8); 253 (1.7); 128 (5.3); 1817 (4.1); 40
 Coronary artery disease3 (0.4); 30 (0.0); 01 (0.7); 22 (0.5); 5
 Heart failure4 (0.5); 41 (0.6); 42 (1.3); 51 (0.2); 2
 Intracerebral haemorrhage1 (0.1); 10 (0.0); 00 (0.0); 01 (0.2); 2
 Stroke1 (0.1); 11 (0.6); 40 (0.0); 00 (0.0); 0
 Other9 (1.2); 82 (1.1); 85 (3.3); 112 (0.5); 5
 Unknown18 (2.4); 164 (2.3); 155 (3.3); 119 (2.2); 21
  • Data are presented as n (%) or n (%); % relative, unless otherwise stated. PE: pulmonary embolism; TNT: troponin T.