Table 1

Age adjusted characteristics of the cohort according to the presence or absence of atrial fibrillation (AF) at baseline

  • For comparison between groups: ttest for continuous variables and χ2 test for discrete variables.

  • Difference between groups:

  • 1-150 p < 0.05;

  • 1-160 p < 0.01;

  • 1-165 p < 0.001.

  • FEV1, forced expiratory volume in one second; LBBB, left bundle branch block.