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Table 3 Association of risk factors with different causes of syncope

From: Syncope: experience at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan

Risk factors na/Nb (% & p values)
History of coronary artery disease (CAD)
 Cardiogenic syncope 36/50 (72 & < 0.001)
 Vasovagal syncope 40/126 (32 & = 0.707)
 Syncope of unknown origin 32/64 (50 & = 0.247)
 Orthostatic syncope 11/26 (42 & = 0.500)
Abnormal ECG at time of presentation
 Cardiogenic syncope 46/50 (92 & < 0.001)
 Vasovagal syncope 57/126 (45 & = 0.186)
 Syncope of unknown origin 32/64 (50 & = 0.632)
 Orthostatic syncope 18/26 (69 & = 0.245)
  1. aNumber of patients found in each category
  2. bTotal number of patients with the same type of syncope