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Table 1 Characteristics of newly diagnosed AF patients

From: Impact of care coordination on oral anticoagulant therapy among patients with atrial fibrillation in routine clinical practice in Japan: a prospective, observational study

  Pre-campaign period
N = 86
Campaign period
N = 90
Male 32 (37.2) 40 (44.4)
Age, y
 Median (IQR) 80.5 (75, 87) 82.5 (76, 87)
 Mean ± SD 80.8 ± 8.1 81.3 ± 7.2
Risk factors for ischemic stroke
 CHF 29 (33.7) 36 (40.0)
 Hypertension 64 (74.4) 68 (75.6)
 Age ≥ 75 years 67 (77.9) 72 (80.0)
 Diabetes 22 (25.6) 13 (14.4)
 History of stroke/TIA 16 (18.6) 22 (24.4)
CHADS2 score
 0 4 (4.7) 6 (6.7)
 1 13 (15.1) 10 (11.1)
 ≥ 2 69 (80.2) 74 (82.2)
 Median (IQR) 2 (2, 3) 3 (2, 3)
  1. Data are n (%), unless otherwise stated
  2. Abbreviations: AF Atrial fibrillation, CHF Congestive heart failure, IQR Interquartile range, SD Standard deviation, TIA Transient ischemic attack