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Table 4 Longitudinal Data Analysis: Patient Report Outcomes by Individual Characteristics – Completers Only Analysis for Comparison to Multiple Imputation Results

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

  Symptoms (β, 95% CI) Anxiety (β, 95% CI) Depression (β, 95% CI) Function (β, 95% CI) AF-related QOL (β, 95% CI)
Age Group
  > 18 and < 60 Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref
  > 60 and < 70 − 0.32 (− 0.57, − 0.07) − 2.86 (− 4.72, − 1.02) −2.71 (− 4.38, − 1.04) −1.50 (− 3.38, 0.36) 2.10 (− 3.01, 7.22)
  > 70 and < 80 − 0.46 (− 0.71, − 0.22) − 3.98 (− 5.79, − 2.17) − 2.98 (− 4.64, − 1.33) − 2.24 (− 4.07, − 0.41) 1.31 (− 3.67, 6.28)
  > 80 −0.49 (− 0.77, − 0.22) −4.57 (− 6.54, − 2.61) −3.45 (− 5.17, − 1.62) −6.17 (− 8.16, − 4.18) − 0.33 (− 5.93, 5.28)
Female Sex 0.30 (0.15, 0.45) 1.77 (0.63, 2.90) 1.17 (0.12, 2.23) −2.07 (− 3.24, − 0.89) −2.51 (− 5.61, 0.58)
Education
  > than college Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref
 College 0.12 (− 0.07, 0.32) 0.04 (− 1.38, 1.47) 0.45 (− 0.87, 1.78) − 1.94 (− 3.40, − 0.49) 0.11 (− 3.71, 4.16)
 Some college 0.38 (−0.18, 0.57) 1.86 (0.43, 3.28) 1.02 (−0.30, 2.35) −1.61 (− 3.08, − 0.15) −4.55 (− 8.47, 0.63)
 High School or less 0.11 (− 0.11, 0.33) −0.29 (− 1.94, 1.36) 0.48 (− 1.06, 2.01) −1.87 (− 3.58, − 0.16) −1.85 (− 6.21, 2.50)
  1. aModel adjusted for thne Charlson Comorbidity Index, body mass index, and rate and rhythm medication prescription