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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics

From: Anticoagulant use for the prevention of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation: findings from a multi-payer analysis

  IMS MarketScan Commercial MarketScan Medicare Optum Medicaid
All patients, N 30,757 21,976 38,643 9,120 4,901
Demographic characteristics      
Males (%) 69% 67% 53% 64% 39%
Average age (years)      
All 71.23 56.15 79.74 63.48 66.81
Female 73.95 55.92 81.03 65.30 69.14
Male 69.19 56.27 78.59 62.48 63.25
Comorbidities (%)      
Hypertension 62% 48% 60% 63% 69%
Diabetes 24% 22% 26% 25% 39%
Heart failure 26% 12% 28% 20% 33%
Acute myocardial infarction 6% 2% 3% 3% 3%
Coronary heart disease 34% 20% 35% 29% 39%
Other arrhythmias 26% 20% 26% 26% 24%