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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics by Sex, N = 953

From: Association of sex, age and education level with patient reported outcomes in atrial fibrillation

  Total %(n) Female (337) Male (616) OR/β (95% CI)
Sex
 Female 35 (337)    
 Male 65 (616)    
Race
 White 93 (890) 90 (304) 95 (586) Ref
 Black 5 (47) 8 (27) 3 (20) 2.61 (1.46, 4.68)
 Other 1 (16) 2 (6) 2 (10) 1.18 (0.42, 3.27)
Age, mean (SD) 71.7 (10) 70.7 (11.3) 72.2 (9.6) 0.98, (0.97, 1.00)
Age Group
  > 18 and < 60 12 (115) 15 (52) 10 (63) Ref
  > 60 and < 70 26 (244) 25 (83) 26 (161) 0.64 (0.41, 1.01)
  > 70 and < 80 40 (380) 37 (125) 41 (255) 0.59 (0.39, 0.90)
  > 80 22 (214) 23 (77) 23 (137) 0.66 (0.42, 1.05)
Education
  > than college 40 (358) 30 (107) 38 (251) Ref
 College 22 (198) 20 (60) 25 (138) 1.02 (0.70, 1.49)
 Some college 23 (200) 27 (81) 23 (119) 1.60 (1.11, 2.29)
 High School or less 14 (130) 23 (60) 15 (70) 2.01 (1.33, 3.04)
Charlson Comorbidity Index
 0 40 (374) 43 (144) 37 (230) Ref
 1 21 (195) 20 (65) 21 (130) 0.82 (0.57, 1.17)
 2 39 (369) 36 (122) 40 (247) 0.79 (0.59, 1.07)
Heart Failure
 Present 28 (263) 23 (77) 30 (186) 0.69 (0.51, 0.94)
 Not Present 72 (689) 77 (259) 70 (430)  
BMI
 Normal 20 (185) 24 (78) 18 (107) Ref
 Underweight 1 (8) 2 (7) 0 (1) 9.8 (1.18, 81.53)
 Overweight 35 (324) 28 (93) 39 (231) 0.56 (0.38, 0.82)
 Obese 44 (408) 46 (152) 43 (256) 0.82 (0.58, 1.16)
Rate Control Medication
History of Prescription
  Yes 52 (492) 50 (168) 53 (324)  
  No 48 (461) 50 (169) 47 (292) 0.90 (0.69, 1.17)
Prescription in the Past Year
  Yes 16 (158) 15 (51) 17 (107)  
  No 83 (799) 85 (286) 83 (513) 0.85 (0.59, 1.23)
Rhythm Control Medication
History of Prescription
  Yes 54 (514) 57 (192) 52 (322)  
  No 46 (439) 43 (145) 48 (294) 1.21 (0.92, 1.58)
Prescription in the Past Year 28 (267) 31 (106) 26 (161)  
  Yes   69 (231) 74 (455) 1.30 (0.97, 1.74)
  No 72 (686)    
Quality of Life 62.72 (25.80) 59.87 (25.53) 64.31 (25.84) −4.13 (−8.10, −0.17)
Symptom Severity 2.21 (1.4) 2.42 (1.44) 2.10 (1.38) 0.32 (0.10, 0.54)
Functional Status 47.30 (8.8) 45.85 (8.89) 48.10 (8.65) −1.80 (−2.99, − 0.60)
Anxiety 48.93 (8.75) 50.37 (9) 48.12 (8.52) 1.91 (0.79, 3.02)
Depression 46.86 (8.08) 47.82 (8.52) 46.31 (7.77) 1.36 (0.34, 2.36)
Years since original AF Diagnosis recorded in EMR 1.95 (1.74) 1.83 (1.76) 2.01 (1.73) 0.94 (0.87–1.02)
  1. Signficant results (p<0.05) are indicated by bold font