Table 3– Comorbidities#
DVT/PE casesControlsp-value
Arterial hypertension31 (40)38 (49)0.257
Coronary artery disease10 (13)23 (29)0.011
COPD3 (4)8 (10)0.118
Cardiac rhythm0.306
 Sinus rhythm71 (90)63 (80)
 Chronic atrial fibrillation5 (6)12 (15)
 Intermittent atrial fibrillation2 (3)2 (3)
 Paced rhythm1 (1)2 (3)
  • Data are presented as n (%). DVT: deep vein thrombosis; PE: pulmonary embolism; COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. #: data sets of 77 case–control pairs.