Table 3—

Reduced lung function and odds ratio (95% confidence interval) of atrial fibrillation at re-examination after 5 yrs

VariableModel 1#Model 2
Age+1.07 (1.04–1.09)***1.06 (1.03–1.08)***
Females1 (1)1 (1)
Males2.62 (1.53–4.48)***2.38 (1.37–4.14)**
FEV1 % pred
 ≥80%1 (1)1 (1)
 60–80%1.94 (1.13–3.34)*1.75 (1.01–3.05)*
 <60%2.03 (0.95–4.34)1.64 (0.74–3.65)
  • Data are presented as odds ratio (95% confidence interval)

  • FEV1 % pred: forced expiratory volume in one second % predicted

  • #: adjusted only for sex and age

  • : adjusted for sex, age, systolic blood pressure, diabetes and body mass index

  • +: per 10-yr increase

  • *: p<0.05

  • **: p<0.01

  • ***: p<0.001