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Table 1 General characteristics and deep venous thrombosis risk factors

From: Should we look for silent pulmonary embolism in patients with deep venous thrombosis?

  All S-PE No S-PE OR p
Age (yr) 61.5 (19) 61.2 (19.4) 60.1 (18.8) 1.12 (-6.83-9.07) 0.78
Males 59 (57%) 42 (61.8%) 17 (48.6%) 0.59 (0.26-1.13) 0.22
Risk factors      
Venous* 22 (21.4%) 13 (19.1%) 9 (25.7%) 0.68 (0.26-1.80) 0.45
Hypertension 46 (44.7%) 30 (44.1%) 16 (45.7%) 0.94 (0.41-2.13) 1
Type 2 diabetes 18 (17.5%) 13 (19.1%) 5 (14.3%) 1.41 (0.46-4.36) 0.60
Dyslipidemia 30 (29.1%) 19 (27.2%) 11 (31.4%) 0.84 (0.35-2.06) 0.82
DVT location      
Ileo-femoral 92 (89.3%) 62 (91.2%) 30 (85.7%) 0.58 (0.17-2.56) 0.50
Poplitea 11 (10.7%) 6 (8.8%) 5 (14.3%)   
DVT lateratity      
Right leg 46 (44.7%) 28 (41.2%) 18 (51.4%) 1.5 (0.66-3.43) 0.40
Left leg 57 (55.3%) 40 (58.8%) 17 (48.6%)   
Bilateral 5 (4.9%) 5 (7.4%) 0 0.64 (0.55-0.74) 0.16
  1. S-PE Silent Pulmonary Embolism; *Venous risk factors (VRF) at least one of the following: immobilization, two months previous surgery, hormone therapy.