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Table 5 Physician experience of adverse events of serious bleed or stroke in patients

From: Impact of stated barriers on proposed warfarin prescription for atrial fibrillation: a survey of Canadian physicians

Experience
  All Geriatricians Family doctors Internal Medicine Specialists P-value§
Ever had a patient suffer a serious bleed (% Yes) (n = 330) 60.3% 60.8%a,b 49.7%a 72.7%b <0.01
Have you ever had a patient suffer a serious stroke (% Yes) (n = 322) 31.4% 34.7%a,b 21.5%a 41.9%b <0.01
  1. §χ2. Each subscript letter denotes a subset of physician group categories whose column proportions are similar at the P = 0.05 level. For example, columns both containing the subscript ‘a’ are similar, but can be differentiated from columns containing b. Columns containing ‘a,b’ cannot be differentiated from columns containing ‘a’ or ‘b’.