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Table 2 Physician's Perceived Reasons for Not Initiating Warfarin Therapy (N = 137)

From: Examining warfarin underutilization rates in patients with atrial fibrillation: Detailed chart review essential to capture contraindications to warfarin therapy

1. History of Gastrointestinal Bleed - 39 (28%)
2. Transient/Secondary AF - 30 (22%)
3. Fall Risk - 23 (17%)
4. Patient preference - 19 (14%)
5. History of Non-Gastrointestinal Bleed - 11 (8%)
6. Poor Patient Compliance - 8 (6%)
7. Coagulopathy - 5 (4%)
8. Miscellaneous - 2 (1%)