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Table 2 Association Between Prescriber and Patient Characteristics with Only One Data Point and Warfarin Use

From: Predictors of warfarin use in atrial fibrillation in the United States: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Not Associated with Warfarin Use Associated with Increased Warfarin Use Associated with Decreased Warfarin Use
Married Vascular malformation Fractures
Education Hyperlipidemia Albumin ≤ 30 g/L
Vascular aneurysm or arteriovenous malformation Body mass index per 5 kg/m2 increase Anemia
Prosthetic valve Heart rate per 10 beats per minute increase Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma
Mitral stenosis Male subject without prior cerebral vascular accident Limited activities of daily living before admission
Valvular disease Beta-blocker use  
Rheumatic heart disease Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor use  
Larger left atrial dimension Diuretic use  
History of atrial thrombus Warfarin use upon admission  
Terminal illness Access to clinic with anticoagulation management services  
Recent major surgery Number of hospital beds, per 100 bed increase  
Male subject with prior cerebral vascular accident Location of diagnosis (hospital)  
Digoxin use Another indication for warfarin use  
Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory use   
Coagulopathy or thrombocytopenia   
Access to medical care   
Inpatient status   
Treatment at a community hospital   
Physicians' experience with warfarin