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Table 4 Multivariable Cox regression, Model 1 (HT), adjusted for follow-up time. Separate by gender and age groups (age at AF diagnosis). Hazard ratios (95% confidence interval)

From: Socioeconomic and geographic differences in ablation of atrial fibrillation in Norway - a national cohort study

  All 25-49 50-59 60-69 70-75
Female
Education
Low 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref)
Medium 1.31 (1.19 - 1.45) 1.23 (0.95 - 1.60) 1.27 (1.03 - 1.56) 1.28 (1.10 - 1.48) 1.51 (1.17 - 1.94)
High 1.34 (1.19 - 1.51) 1.01 (0.77 - 1.33) 1.26 (1.00 - 1.59) 1.53 (1.28 - 1.83) 1.56 (1.12 - 2.18)
Income
Low 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref)
Medium 1.20 (1.10 - 1.31) 1.15 (0.91 - 1.46) 1.33 (1.11 - 1.60) 1.13 (0.99 - 1.29) 1.20 (0.95 - 1.51)
High 1.40 (1.23 - 1.59) 1.52 (1.14 - 2.03) 1.42 (1.10 - 1.82) 1.34 (1.10 - 1.64) 1.54 (0.96 - 2.46)
Hospital referral area (HT)
Finnmark (N) 0.39 (0.23 - 0.66) 0.44 (0.14 - 1.40) 0.54 (0.22 - 1.32) 0.29 (0.12 - 0.71) 0.43 (0.10 - 1.80)
UNN (N) 0.52 (0.39 - 0.69) 0.72 (0.39 - 1.34) 0.62 (0.35 - 1.10) 0.42 (0.27 - 0.66) 0.52 (0.23 - 1.16)
Nordland (N) 0.45 (0.32 - 0.63) 0.33 (0.10 - 1.05) 0.52 (0.26 - 1.04) 0.44 (0.27 - 0.72) 0.53 (0.23 - 1.25)
Helgeland (N) 0.73 (0.53 - 1.00) 0.29 (0.13 - 0.67) 0.68 (0.34 - 1.35) 1.08 (0.70 - 1.66) 0.90 (0.38 - 2.12)
Nord-Trøndelag (C) 0.86 (0.66 - 1.12) 0.67 (0.32 - 1.40) 0.99 (0.58 - 1.70) 0.90 (0.62 - 1.29) 0.65 (0.28 - 1.54)
St. Olavs (C) 1.50 (1.26 - 1.78) 0.92 (0.56 - 1.51) 1.32 (0.91 - 1.91) 1.61 (1.25 - 2.06) 2.23 (1.45 - 3.43)
Møre-Romsdal (C) 1.19 (0.99 - 1.44) 1.06 (0.63 - 1.77) 1.02 (0.69 - 1.52) 1.32 (1.01 - 1.73) 1.34 (0.79 - 2.26)
Førde (W) 0.81 (0.60 - 1.10) 0.41 (0.15 - 1.12) 0.82 (0.43 - 1.54) 0.94 (0.62 - 1.43) 0.84 (0.38 - 1.87)
Bergen (W) 1.09 (0.92 - 1.29) 0.82 (0.52 - 1.27) 1.18 (0.83 - 1.67) 1.00 (0.78 - 1.29) 1.57 (1.02 - 2.41)
Fonna (W) 1.18 (0.96 - 1.47) 0.78 (0.44 - 1.36) 1.18 (0.74 - 1.88) 1.30 (0.96 - 1.76) 1.38 (0.79 - 2.44)
Stavanger (W) 0.38 (0.32 - 0.46) 0.20 (0.14 - 0.29) 0.43 (0.30 - 0.63) 0.59 (0.44 - 0.78) 0.71 (0.41 - 1.22)
Østfold (SE) 0.84 (0.69 - 1.02) 0.71 (0.43 - 1.17) 0.92 (0.62 - 1.38) 0.90 (0.68 - 1.19) 0.65 (0.36 - 1.18)
Akershus (SE) 0.81 (0.69 - 0.96) 0.91 (0.62 - 1.33) 0.85 (0.61 - 1.19) 0.76 (0.60 - 0.97) 0.80 (0.50 - 1.27)
OUS (SE) 0.90 (0.73 - 1.10) 0.82 (0.52 - 1.31) 1.21 (0.82 - 1.79) 0.77 (0.56 - 1.06) 0.89 (0.50 - 1.59)
Lovisenberg (SE) 0.97 (0.71 - 1.32) 1.16 (0.65 - 2.08) 0.54 (0.23 - 1.23) 1.09 (0.70 - 1.69) 0.56 (0.13 - 2.30)
Diakonhjemmet (SE) 0.91 (0.70 - 1.17) 1.09 (0.60 - 1.99) 0.82 (0.46 - 1.45) 0.70 (0.46 - 1.06) 1.58 (0.88 - 2.82)
Innlandet (SE) 0.67 (0.56 - 0.81) 0.79 (0.52 - 1.21) 0.98 (0.69 - 1.37) 0.48 (0.36 - 0.65) 0.74 (0.44 - 1.22)
Vestre Viken (SE) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref)
Vestfold (SE) 0.78 (0.64 - 0.95) 0.55 (0.33 - 0.93) 0.96 (0.66 - 1.40) 0.76 (0.56 - 1.02) 0.88 (0.51 - 1.52)
Telemark (SE) 1.05 (0.86 - 1.29) 1.23 (0.78 - 1.93) 1.12 (0.74 - 1.69) 0.99 (0.73 - 1.36) 0.81 (0.44 - 1.52)
Sørlandet (SE) 0.90 (0.74 - 1.08) 0.92 (0.61 - 1.41) 1.23 (0.86 - 1.77) 0.78 (0.58 - 1.04) 0.74 (0.43 - 1.29)
Male
Education
Low 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref)
Medium 1.28 (1.20 - 1.37) 1.34 (1.15 - 1.56) 1.25 (1.11 - 1.40) 1.30 (1.17 - 1.45) 1.22 (0.99 - 1.52)
High 1.62 (1.51 - 1.74) 1.40 (1.19 - 1.65) 1.48 (1.30 - 1.68) 1.78 (1.58 - 2.00) 2.12 (1.68 - 2.68)
Income
Low 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref)
Medium 1.54 (1.42 - 1.67) 1.58 (1.30 - 1.92) 1.72 (1.48 - 2.01) 1.38 (1.23 - 1.56) 1.48 (1.18 - 1.85)
High 1.84 (1.69 - 2.00) 1.69 (1.39 - 2.06) 2.07 (1.77 - 2.41) 1.69 (1.49 - 1.91) 1.86 (1.42 - 2.43)
Hospital referral area (HT)
Finnmark (N) 0.62 (0.48 - 0.80) 0.86 (0.49 - 1.52) 0.49 (0.31 - 0.78) 0.60 (0.41 - 0.88) 0.88 (0.42 - 1.81)
UNN (N) 0.81 (0.70 - 0.94) 1.12 (0.81 - 1.53) 0.92 (0.73 - 1.17) 0.66 (0.51 - 0.84) 0.55 (0.32 - 0.94)
Nordland (N) 0.82 (0.70 - 0.97) 1.01 (0.69 - 1.47) 0.89 (0.68 - 1.18) 0.73 (0.57 - 0.95) 0.62 (0.34 - 1.11)
Helgeland (N) 0.80 (0.66 - 0.97) 0.61 (0.36 - 1.04) 0.88 (0.63 - 1.22) 0.81 (0.59 - 1.10) 0.80 (0.41 - 1.54)
Nord-Trøndelag (C) 1.14 (0.98 - 1.32) 1.45 (1.04 - 2.01) 1.23 (0.94 - 1.62) 0.94 (0.74 - 1.20) 1.09 (0.67 - 1.79)
St. Olavs (C) 1.78 (1.61 - 1.97) 1.87 (1.47 - 2.39) 1.75 (1.46 - 2.09) 1.70 (1.45 - 1.99) 1.99 (1.46 - 2.70)
Møre-Romsdal (C) 1.24 (1.10 - 1.39) 1.46 (1.10 - 1.93) 1.30 (1.06 - 1.60) 1.13 (0.94 - 1.35) 1.10 (0.75 - 1.62)
Førde (W) 0.83 (0.70 - 1.00) 1.16 (0.77 - 1.74) 0.72 (0.52 - 1.01) 0.81 (0.61 - 1.07) 0.80 (0.46 - 1.38)
Bergen (W) 1.27 (1.15 - 1.40) 1.25 (0.98 - 1.59) 1.21 (1.01 - 1.44) 1.30 (1.12 - 1.52) 1.32 (0.97 - 1.80)
Fonna (W) 1.29 (1.13 - 1.46) 1.38 (1.01 - 1.89) 1.15 (0.91 - 1.46) 1.31 (1.08 - 1.59) 1.39 (0.93 - 2.07)
Stavanger (W) 0.65 (0.58 - 0.72) 0.61 (0.48 - 0.77) 0.60 (0.49 - 0.73) 0.75 (0.63 - 0.90) 0.74 (0.50 - 1.09)
Østfold (SE) 0.95 (0.85 - 1.07) 1.09 (0.83 - 1.44) 0.98 (0.80 - 1.21) 0.83 (0.69 - 1.01) 1.07 (0.74 - 1.54)
Akershus (SE) 0.94 (0.85 - 1.04) 1.13 (0.90 - 1.44) 1.00 (0.84 - 1.20) 0.82 (0.69 - 0.97) 0.87 (0.63 - 1.21)
OUS (SE) 1.00 (0.89 - 1.13) 1.39 (1.08 - 1.80) 1.03 (0.83 - 1.27) 0.86 (0.71 - 1.05) 0.87 (0.58 - 1.31)
Lovisenberg (SE) 0.90 (0.73 - 1.10) 0.83 (0.55 - 1.24) 1.00 (0.70 - 1.44) 1.05 (0.76 - 1.46) 0.49 (0.18 - 1.33)
Diakonhjemmet (SE) 1.02 (0.88 - 1.18) 1.08 (0.76 - 1.53) 1.07 (0.80 - 1.42) 0.95 (0.76 - 1.18) 1.05 (0.68 - 1.62)
Innlandet (SE) 0.80 (0.71 - 0.89) 0.94 (0.72 - 1.23) 0.85 (0.70 - 1.04) 0.74 (0.62 - 0.88) 0.62 (0.42 - 0.90)
Vestre Viken (SE) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref) 1.0 (ref)
Vestfold (SE) 0.87 (0.77 - 0.99) 0.96 (0.71 - 1.30) 1.05 (0.86 - 1.29) 0.75 (0.62 - 0.92) 0.61 (0.39 - 0.94)
Telemark (SE) 1.13 (1.00 - 1.28) 1.27 (0.95 - 1.69) 1.21 (0.97 - 1.51) 1.11 (0.91 - 1.35) 0.73 (0.45 - 1.16)
Sørlandet (SE) 0.98 (0.87 - 1.10) 1.22 (0.93 - 1.59) 1.08 (0.88 - 1.32) 0.85 (0.70 - 1.02) 0.80 (0.54 - 1.18)