Table 1: Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study population.

CharacteristicPatients
(N = 459)

Age (years), mean (SD)58.6 (17.5)
Elderly > 65 years, n (%)187 (40.7)
Male, n (%)101 (22.0)
Anemia, n (%)378 (82.4)
Iron deficiency, n (%)450 (98.0)
Iron deficiency anemia, n (%)373 (81.3)
Iron deficiency without anemia, n (%)77 (16.8)
Cumulative FCM treatment dose, n (%)
 500 mg122 (26.6)
 501–1000 mg290 (63.2)
 1001–3000 mg47 (10.2)
Diagnosis per ICD-10 high level category, n (%)
 Diseases of the digestive system199 (43.4)
 Diseases of the genitourinary system121 (26.4)
 Neoplasms47 (10.2)
 Diseases of the circulatory system38 (8.3)
 Other diseases54 (11.8)

FCM: ferric carboxymaltose; ICD-10: International Classification of Diseases 10th Revision.