Table 1A.

Selected baseline demographics and comorbidities after 1:1 PS matching. Values are % for binary variables and mean ± SD for continuous variables.

CharacteristicsMedicare, n = 6102MarketScan, n = 6934
ABATNFiABATNFi
Demographics
  Age73.8 ± 6.373.8 ± 6.556.9 ± 13.056.9 ± 13.4
  Female83.182.882.181.2
  Race
    White85.885.5
    Black or African American6.66.6
    Others7.77.8
  Region
    Midwest20.320.0
    Northeast13.914.6
    South44.644.8
    West18.618.2
Comorbidities
  Hyperlipidemia69.369.934.233.1
  Hypertension80.381.144.144.6
  Atrial fibrillation14.013.44.44.5
  Heart failure17.316.95.15.6
  Coronary heart disease31.631.812.212.1
  Stroke/TIA7.27.62.72.9
  Peripheral vascular disease16.216.33.83.7
  VTE6.97.03.33.9
  Chronic liver disease9.69.65.95.7
  Chronic kidney disease14.715.14.74.7
  Malignancy16.916.89.29.5
  COPD22.724.58.78.6
  Asthma14.014.110.29.5
  Depression20.620.313.612.8
  Obesity21.622.911.211.3
  Smoking15.015.49.49.7
Health care utilization
  No. ED visits1.0 ± 3.01.0 ± 2.90.7 ± 1.60.7 ± 1.7
  No. outpatient physician visits17.5 ± 10.017.6 ± 10.414.0 ± 8.814.0 ± 9.6
  Acute hospitalization, ≤ 1 yr30.029.618.518.5
  Test ordered
    Electrocardiogram55.655.438.239.0
    Echocardiogram30.730.718.218.1
    HbA1C25.726.418.518.5
    Lipid/cholesterol panel49.650.038.938.2
    CRP58.459.255.956.3
    Serum creatinine26.726.925.625.4
    ESR68.466.565.065.3
    Blood urea nitrogen9.99.58.78.5
    Pulmonary function test18.517.717.215.7