Table 4

Factors associated with the composite endpoint of syncope recurrence and fall-related low-energy fracture (n=28) among 106 patients who received pacemaker after completed syncope workup

OR (95 % CI)P value
Age, per year1.03 (1.00 to 3.75)0.081
Female sex1.57 (0.66 to 3.75)0.306
Hypertension2.45 (1.00 to 6.00)0.049
Use of thiazides and/or ARB3.14 (1.16 to 8.49)0.024
eGFR, per 10 mL/min decrease1.63 (1.22 to 2.19)0.001
Atrial fibrillation3.98 (1.11 to 14.3)0.034
Use of hypnotics2.96 (0.40 to 22.1)0.290
Diagnosis of OH0.68 (0.26 to 1.73)0.414
Diagnosis of VVS0.54 (0.23 to 1.30)0.168
  • ARBs, angiotensin receptor blockerOH, orthostatic hypotension ; VVS, vasovagal syncope; eGFR, estimated glomerular filtration rate according to Cockcroft Gault formula.