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Table 3 Stroke-related hospitalizations, outpatient anticoagulant use and bleeding events among patients hospitalized for stroke in the study period

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

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All patients, N 30,757 21,976 38,643 9,120 4,901
Patients with stroke-related hospitalizations      
N (%) 478 (2%) 146 (1%) 912 (2%) 100 (1%) 40 (1%)
Hospitalized stroke patients not treated with an anticoagulant in the outpatient setting      
N (%) 276 (58%) 92 (63%) 571 (63%) 54 (54%) 20 (50%)
Patients with bleeding event hospitalization      
N (%) 222 (1%) 45 (0%) 258 (1%) 43 (0%) 30 (1%)
Inpatient hospitalizations      
N (%) 9,303 (30%) 4,500 (20%) 14,271 (37%) 2,361 (26%) 1,333 (27%)
ER visits      
N (%) 9,342 (30%) 4,836 (22%) 13,641 (35%) 2,311 (25%) 1,194 (24%)
Outpatient visits      
N (%) 27,322 (89%) 19,983 (91%) 33,854 (88%) 8,329 (91%) 3,805 (78%)
  1. ER – emergency room.