Table 1

Characteristics of index and control patients

Syncope

N = 2785

Control

N = 13909


Mean age

54.5

54.5

NS

Male gender (%)

37.2

37.2

NS

CV comorbidity (%)

12.3

5.70

p < 0.0001

CV risk factors (%)

18.7

11.3

P < 0.0001


CV = cardiovascular

Vanbrabant et al. BMC Family Practice 2011 12:102   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-12-102

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