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Table 1 Baseline data for patients aged ≥45 years with diagnoses of AF and diabetes mellitus ( n= 2,413) in primary care attending the 75 PHCCs between January 1st2001 and December 31st2007

From: Effects of prescribed antithrombotics and other cardiovascular pharmacotherapies on all-cause mortality in patients with diabetes and atrial fibrillation – a cohort study from Sweden using propensity score analyses

  Men n = 1,319 Women n = 1,094 Sex difference
  All Dead All Dead All Dead
  n(%) n(%) n(%) n(%) p p
Number of patients 1,319 120 (9.1) 1,094 145 (13.3)   0.0012
Age (years), mean (SD) 71.7 (8.8)   76.3 (8.5)   <0.001  
Age (years),      <0.001  
 45–54 36 (2.7) 3 (8.3) 11 (1.1) 0   0.32
 55–64 257 (19.5) 8 (3.1) 102 (9.3) 5 (4.9)   0.41
 65–74 494 (37.5) 26 (5.3) 293 (26.8) 13 (4.4)   0.61
 75–79 265 (20.1) 27 (10.2) 246 (22.5) 30 (12.2)   0.47
 80–84 184 (14.0) 37 (20.1) 271 (24.8) 47 (17.3)   0.46
 ≥85 83 (6.3) 19 (22.9) 171 (15.6) 50 (29.2)   0.29
Educational level      <0.001  
 Compulsory schooling 559 (43.9) 45 (8.1) 582 (59.4) 76 (13.1)   0.0060
 Secondary schooling 478 (37.5) 42 (8.8) 309 (31.5) 25 (8.1)   0.73
 College and/or university studies 237 (18.6) 21 (8.9) 89 (9.1) 7 (7.9)   0.78
Marital status      <0.001  
 Married 742 (46.5) 63 (8.5) 317 (29.1) 32 (10.1)   0.40
 Unmarried 148 (11.3) 9 (6.1) 76 (7.0) 10 (13.2)   0.072
 Divorced 229 (17.4) 17 (7.4) 151 (13.9) 15 (9.9)   0.39
 Widowed 194 (14.8) 30 (15.5) 545 (50.1) 85 (15.6)   0.97
Diagnosis       
 Hypertension 789 (59.8) 53 (6.7) 677 (61.9) 70 (10.3) 0.30 0.013
 Coronary heart disease 357 (27.1) 28 (7.8) 285 (26.1) 46 (16.1) 0.57 0.001
 Chronic heart failure 228 (17.3) 38 (16.7) 250 (22.9) 46 (18.4) 0.001 0.62
 Valvular disease 50 (3.8) 6 (12.0) 62 (5.7) 14 (22.6) 0.029 0.15
 Cardiomyopathy 15 (1.1) 1 (6.7) 9 (0.8) 1 (11.1) 0.44 0.62
 Cerebrovascular diseases 187 (14.2) 15 (8.0) 121 (11.1) 18 (14.9) 0.022 0.057