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Table 1 Summary of clinical characteristics of included patients

From: Cross-sectional study of adherence to venous thromboembolism prophylaxis guidelines in hospitalized patients. The Trombo-Brit study

  Total N=322 Surgical N=103 (32%) Medical N=219 (68%)
Female Sex, n (%) 144 (44.7) 40 (38.8) 104 (47.5)
Age (years) † 63 ± 18.42 61.13 ±18.9 63.8 ±18.2
BMI (kg/m 2 ) † 25.9 ± 5.31 26.5 ±5.6 25.6 ±5.17
Length of stay up survey, median (IQR) 5 (2 - 13) 4 (1 - 9) 6 (3 - 14)
Renal failure (ClCreat<30), n (%) 15 (4.75) 1 (1.01) 14 (6.45)
Risk for developing VTE, n (%) Low 10 (3.11) 4 (3.9) 6 (2.74)
Moderate 26 (8.07) 7 (6.8) 19 (8.68)
High 228 (70.81) 38 (36.9) 190 (86.76)
  Very high 58 (18) 54 (52.4) 4 (1.83)
  1. BMI: body mass index, ClCreat: creatinine clearence (Cockcroft), IQR: interquartile range, VTE: venous thromboembolism.
  2. † Mean ± standard deviation.