Table 2

Comparison of the occurrence of embolism on the basis of different patient characteristics

Emboli%p Value 2-150
Age (years)
 < 654/2221.8
 > 6513/3633.6NS
NYHA class
Type of pacemaker
Presence of heart disease
 Lone AF2/1681.2
 Heart disease15/4173.6NS
 No drug1/1960.5
 Antiplatelet agents6/2023
Atrial fibrillation
Previous embolic events
  • 2-150 χ2 test.

  • AF, atrial fibrillation; NYHA, New York Heart Association functional class.