Table 1

Demographics and AF patterns in patients awaiting AF ablation

Age range21–4041–6061–80
No. of patients63577
Symptom patternPersistentParoxysmalUnsure
No. of patients257616
AF symptom duration<1 year1–3 years3–5 years>5 years
No. of patients7302159
No. of hosp. admin.NoneOnce2–4>5
No. of patients40214710
  • The age range, AF symptom pattern and duration as well as the number of AF-related hospital admissions during a patient’s lifetime; n=118 (single patient excluded from AF symptom pattern & duration category due to incomplete entry).

  • AF, atrial fibrillation; Hosp. admin., hospital admission; No., number.