Table 3

Independent predictors of incident AF hospitalisation during 20 year follow up

  • 3-150 OR for each additional decade of age;

  • 3-151 As determined by Rose angina questionnaire;

  • 3-152 OR based on upper quartile of blood pressure (BP) distribution (⩾ 169 mmHg);

  • 3-154 OR and significance based on a model without cardiothoracic ratio data and on upper quartile of body mass index distribution (⩾ 28.1 kg/m2), otherwise non-significant.