Table 4: Comparison of clinical characteristics in patients who did not have a stroke and patients who had sustained an ischemic stroke.

No strokeIschemic stroke value

11716
Age62 (16)71 (11)0.023
-VASc score2.3 (1.7)2.9 (1.7)0.185
FT4 (xULN)2.22 (1.00)2.00 (0.94)0.407
Persistent AF37 (31.6%)7 (43.8%)0.327
LA size3.59 (0.82) ()3.41 (0.71) ()0.453
Warfarin or DOAC10 (8.5%)2 (12.5%) 0.638

Note: : number of subjects; fT4: free thyroxine level; AF: atrial fibrillation; LA: left atrial; DOAC: direct oral anticoagulant. Values are in (%) or mean (SD); .