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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample population in our study and their association with POAF

From: A double-blind randomised controlled trial on the effect of Tocovid, a tocotrienol-rich capsule on postoperative atrial fibrillation at the National Heart Institute, Kuala Lumpur: an interim blinded analysis

Demographic Total Non-POAF group, n (%) POAF group, n (%) p value
Age (years) 61.44 ± 7.30 61.30 ± 7.62 61.87 ± 6.24 0.68a
Gender 0.03*
 Male 130 94 (72.31) 36 (27.69)  
 Female 26 24 (92.31) 2 (7.69)  
Population 0.94
 Malay 132 100 (75.8) 32 (24.2)  
 Chinese 7 5 (71.4) 2 (28.6)  
 Indian 16 12 (75) 4 (25)  
 Other 1 1 (100) 0 (0)  
  1. aTest using Independent t test
  2. *p value significant at 0.05 using the Chi-Square test