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Table 1 Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of the "pooled" population at day 1 (n = 652)

From: Scoring and psychometric validation of the Perception of Anticoagulant Treatment Questionnaire (PACT-Q©)

Medical condition Number of patients Countrya (n) Age
(years ± SD)
Gender (%) INRb, c (n) Patients with prior medicationd (n)
   US NL FR   Male Female <2 [2;3] >3  
Atrial fibrillation 426 152 251 23 68 ± 9.5 70 30 152 207 64 72
Deep venous thrombosis 87 58 0 29 54.6 ± 16.8 48 52 77 0 0 0
Pulmonary embolism 139 24 58 57 59.9 ± 16.4 52 48 11 1 0 0
  1. a US, The United States; NL, The Netherlands; FR, France
  2. b INR, International Normalized Ratio; MD
  3. c MD, missing data = 39
  4. d Patients who had already received antithrombotic agents prior to participation in the study