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Table 3 Health resource use during follow-up according to patient clusters

From: Impact of clinical phenotypes on management and outcomes in European atrial fibrillation patients: a report from the ESC-EHRA EURObservational Research Programme in AF (EORP-AF) General Long-Term Registry

  Cluster 1 Cluster 2 Cluster 3 P
Cardiology visits 1Y, n (%) 2227 (75.1) 1802 (74.5) 1693 (73.3) .34
OR [95% CI]* 1.06 [0.93–1.20] Ref. 0.97 [0.85–1.20]
Internal medicine/GP visits 1Y, n (%) 1208 (51.3) 909 (46.5) 1006 (52.4) < .001
OR [95% CI]* 1.24 [1.10–1.40] Ref. 1.30 [1.14–1.48]
ER admissions 1Y, n (%) 494 (17.1) 390 (16.7) 490 (21.9) < .001
OR [95% CI]* 1.08 [0.93–1.26] Ref. 1.50 [1.29–1.75]
Cardiology visits 2Y, n (%) 1788 (68.9) 1442 (68.2) 1355 (68.6) .88
OR [95% CI]* 1.03 [0.91–1.17] Ref. 1.00 [0.88–1.15]
Internal medicine/GP visits 2Y, n (%) 1124 (51.0) 808 (45.5) 876 (51.2) .001
OR [95% CI]* 1.27 [1.18–1.44] Ref. 1.29 [1.13–1.48]
ER admissions 2Y, n (%) 352 (14.1) 287 (14.0) 297 (15.7) .25
OR [95% CI]* 1.02 [0.86–1.21] Ref. 1.16 [0.97–1.39]
  1. Legend: *adjusted for type of AF, EHRA score, use of OAC; 1Y 1 year follow-up, 2Y 2 years follow-up, CI confidence interval, ER emergency room, GP general practitioner, OR odds ratio. For other acronyms, please see previous tables’ legends