Table 2

Prevalence of validated atrial fibrillation (AF) at 63–65 years

Total, n (%)
(n=3706)
Men, n (%)
(n=1899)
Women, n (%)
(n=1807)
Total AF165 (4.5)121 (6.4)44 (2.4)
Paroxysmal AF105 (2.8)73 (3.9)32 (1.8)
Persistent/permanent AF48 (1.3)37 (2.0)11 (0.6)
Previously undiagnosed AF12 (0.3)11 (0.6)1 (0.1)
  • Previously undiagnosed cases were not classified as paroxysmal/persistent as further follow-up was performed in the clinical setting after the baseline visit.