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Table 2 Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of 141 patients administered warfarin at Korle-bu Teaching Hospital in Accra

From: Genetic polymorphisms of patients on stable warfarin maintenance therapy in a Ghanaian population

Characteristic Frequency,  %
Age (years) (N = 141)
 Median (inter-quartile range) 48 (34–58)
Gender (N = 141)
 Female 79 (56.0)
Body mass index (N = 141)
 Normal (18.00–24.99 kg/m2) 55 (39.0)
 Overweight/Obese (≥ 25.00 kg/m2) 86 (61.0)
Warfarin duration (months) (N = 139)
 Median (inter-quartile range) 24 (10–72)
Diagnosis (N = 140)
 Mitral valve replacement 63 (45.0)
 Deep vein thrombosis 51 (36.4)
 Atrial fibrillation 10 (7.2)
 Pulmonary embolism 16 (11.4)
Presence of side effects (N = 141)
 Yes 27 (19.1)
 No 114 (80.9)
Other medication given (N = 141)
 Yes 76 (53.9)
 No 65 (46.1)
  1. N number of study participants