Table 3

Characteristics of enrolled patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) enrolled from February 2015 to March 2017

Men (n=15 738)Women (n=13 063)Overall (n=28 801)
Age
 Mean (SD), years67.0 (12.7)70.6 (11.2)68.6 (12.1)
Age group, n (%)
 <65 years6528 (41.5)3823 (29.3)10 351 (35.9)
 65–74 years4512 (28.7)4079 (31.2)8591 (29.8)
 ≥75 years4698 (29.9)5161 (39.5)9859 (34.2)
Healthcare insurance, n (%)
 Urban employees—basic insurance6823 (43.4)5045 (38.6)11 868 (41.2)
 Urban residents—basic insurance2817 (17.9)2782 (21.3)5599 (19.4)
 New rural cooperative insurance2696 (17.1)2830 (21.7)5526 (19.2)
 Self-paying1654 (10.5)1186 (9.1)2840 (9.9)
 Others1748 (11.1)1220 (9.3)2968 (10.3)
Medical history, n (%)
 Hypertension9973 (63.4)8874 (67.9)18 847 (65.4)
 CAD5050 (32.1)3991 (30.6)9041 (31.4)
 Heart failure2994 (19.0)2788 (21.3)5782 (20.1)
 Diabetes mellitus2694 (17.1)2473 (18.9)5167 (17.9)
 Stroke/TIA2187 (13.9)1843 (14.1)4030(14)
 PAD1647 (10.5)915 (7.0)2562 (8.9)
 Myocardial infarction1191 (7.6)551 (4.2)1742 (6.0)
 Previous bleeding96 (0.6)74 (0.6)170 (0.6)
Current smoker5241 (33.3)413 (3.2)5654 (19.6)
AF type
 Newly diagnosed1742 (11.1)1330 (10.2)3072 (10.7)
 Paroxysmal6143 (39.0)5053 (38.7)11 196 (38.9)
 Persistent4256 (27.0)3405 (26.1)7661 (26.6)
 Permanent2447 (15.5)2327 (17.8)4774 (16.6)
 Unknown1150 (7.3)948 (7.3)2098 (7.3)
  • CAD, coronary artery disease; PAD, peripheral artery disease; TIA, transient ischaemic attack.