Table 3

SATELLITE patient characteristics associated with self-reported high understanding of atrial fibrillation stroke risk

Patient characteristics (n=897) Unadjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Demographics
Age (5 years)0.91 (0.82 to 1.00)*0.91 (0.80 to 1.03)
Female1.37 (0.89 to 2.10)1.61 (0.99 to 2.62)
White1.27 (0.64 to 2.53)1.33 (0.664 to 2.75)
No college degree0.47 (0.29 to 0.74)*0.48 (0.30 to 0.78)*
Medical history
CHA₂DS₂-VASc score ≥20.92 (0.53 to 1.61)1.47 (0.646 to 3.26)
ORBIT score ≥30.53 (0.33 to 0.83)*0.67 (0.40 to 1.13)
Congestive heart failure0.73 (0.45 to 1.20)0.79 (0.46 to 1.37)
Prior myocardial infarction1.17 (0.55 to 2.48)1.78 (0.78 to 4.04)
Hypertension0.81 (0.49 to 1.35)0.90 (0.49 to 1.64)
Diabetes0.80 (0.51 to 1.26)0.94 (0.536 to 1.58)
COPD0.65 (0.36 to 1.18)0.80 (0.43 to 1.51)
Smoker0.72 (0.47 to 1.12)0.84 (0.52 to 1.33)
Any prior cardioversion1.71 (0.95 to 3.07)1.59 (0.87 to 2.91)
  • *p Value <0.5

  • ‘High Understanding’ of stroke risk was defined a response of Somewhat or Strongly agree to the question ‘The major risk of atrial fibrillation is stroke’.

  • AF, atrial fibrillation; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; ORBIT, Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation.