Table 1.

Prevalence of Panic Disorder in Patients with Chest Pain

SettingPrevalence of Panic Disorder
Family practice725%
Emergency department17,1818%–26%
 Atypical chest pain19,2016%–47%
Referral population
 GI Lab (no CAD)2134%
 Cardiology2238%
  Negative work-up9,2327%–37%
  For cardiac testing2447%
  For angiography2510%
Cardiology26–289%–57%
 Sent for ECG22,2962%
 No CAD3034%–41%
  With atypical chest pain31,3241%–59%
 Clinic with nonischemic pain3322%
Coronary care unit3431%
Other
 Minimal/no CAD35,3630%–43%
 Noncardiac chest pain3753%
 Cardiac neurosis3817%