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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients with sepsis and different AF status

From: Prognostic impact of restored sinus rhythm in patients with sepsis and new-onset atrial fibrillation

Characteristics Overall patients (n = 503) P value
No NeOAF (n = 263) NeOAF to SR (n = 165) NeOAF to AF (n = 75)
Age, years 69.5 ± 15.6 77.8 ± 10.3† 76.2 ± 11.0a <0.01
Male, n (%) 174 (66.2) 90 (54.5)† 46 (61.3) 0.06
Comorbidities, n (%)
Hypertension 145 (55.1) 111 (67.3)† 44 (58.7) 0.04
Heart failure 25 (9.5) 35 (21.2)† 15 (20.0)a <0.01
Coronary artery disease 90 (34.2) 70 (42.4) 37 (49.3)a 0.04
Cerebrovascular disease 56 (21.3) 53 (32.1)† 23 (30.7) 0.03
COPD 52 (19.8) 28 (17.0) 12 (16.0) 0.66
Diabetes mellitus 97 (36.9) 65 (39.4) 21 (28.0) 0.23
Uremia 18 (6.8) 17 (10.3) 9 (12.0) 0.26
Thyroid disorder 10 (3.8) 10 (6.1) 6 (8.0) 0.29
Prior medication, n (%)
Beta blocker 29 (11.0) 27 (16.4) 4 (5.3)b 0.04
Calcium channel blocker 9 (3.4) 10 (6.1) 2 (2.7) 0.32
  1. COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, AF atrial fibrillation, NeOAF new-onset atrial fibrillation. SR sinus rhythm. a P < 0.05 vs. no NeOAF. b P < 0.05 vs. NeOAF to SR