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Table 2 Patient characteristics and risk factor prevalence in patients with and without DVT

From: Prevalence of deep vein thrombosis in acutely admitted ambulatory non-surgical intensive care unit patients

  Total (n = 102) DVT (+) (n = 8) DVT (-) (n = 94)
Male gender (n, %) 59 (57.8) 6 (75.0) 53 (56.4)
ASA (n, %) 48 (47.1) 3 (37.5) 45 (47.9)
Clopidogrel (n, %) 14 (13.7) 0 14 (17.9)
Marcumar (n, %) 19 (18.6) 0 19 (20.2)
Heparin (n, %) 7 (6.9) 1 (12.5) 6 (6.4)
Heart failure NYHA ≥ II 68 (66.7) 0 68 (72.3)
Smoker 15 (14.7) 3 (37.5) 12 (12.8)
Immobility* (n, %) 54 (52.9) 6 (75.0) 48 (51.1)
Compressions stockings 14 (13.7) 1 (12.5) 13 (13.8)
Venous insufficiency 30 (29.4) 1 (12.5) 29 (30.9)
Renal insufficiency (n, %) 56 (54.9) 3 (37.5) 53 (56.4)
Malignancy 8 (n, %) 10 (9.8) 1 (12.5) 9 (9.6)
Exsiccosis (n, %) 21 (20.6) 2 (25.0) 19 (20.2)
Diabetes mellitus (n, %) 38 (37.3) 3 (37.5) 35 (37.2)
  1. Legend: *Immobility was defined as not able to leave the room but to visit toilet and bath in the room for more than 24 hours before hospital admission, n, number; SD, standard deviation.