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Table 4 Basic facts on patients whose treatment was continued vs. those whose treatment was discontinued.

From: Anticoagulant treatment at a specialized outpatient anticoagulant therapy unit, a descriptive study

  Continued (n = 492) Discontinued (n = 90)  
  Mean (SD) Min Max Mean (SD) Min Max p
Age on October 15, 2002 (years) 72.4 (11.0) 20.4 94.7 71.2 (15.1) 20.6 92.6 0.370
Age at start of treatment (years) 68.2 (11.8) 17.2 89.1 66.1 (16.1) 13.7 89.7 0.149
Duration of treatment (years) 4.2 (3.6) 0.0 23.5 5.1 (4.5) 0.1 19.0 0.044
Mean target (INR) 2.5 (0.1) 1.7 3.2 2.5 (0.1) 1.7 3.2 0.249