Table 1

Screened population characteristics and risk factors

Total screened populationPossible AFConfirmed AF
N=3555 (%)N=101 (%)N=45 (%)
Gender
 Female1720 (48)25 (25)6 (13)
 Male1698 (48)68 (67)33 (74)
Age categories
 65–69705 (20)16 (16)8 (18)
 70–741165 (33)26 (26)9 (20)
 75–79820 (23)18 (18)9 (20)
 80+737 (20)37 (36)17 (38)
BMI kg/m2
 Healthy1053 (29)39 (38)14 (31)
 Overweight1476 (42)30 (30)15 (33)
 Obese988 (28)32 (32)16 (36)
Smoking status
 Never2252 (63)59 (58)27 (60)
 Ex953 (27)30 (30)14 (31)
 Current285 (8)9 (9)2 (5)
Hypertension
 Hypertensive1780 (50)51 (50)25 (56)
 Normotensive1753 (49)48 (48)19 (42)
  • Underweight category was combined into the healthy category due to small numbers.

  • Absolute counts may vary due to missing data in some variables (data not recorded on the clinical report form).

  • AF, atrial fibrillation; BMI, body mass index.