Table 16-1.

Cumulative Incidence Rate (%) Over 5 Years After AF Diagnosis by Age

Age Group, yMortalityHeart FailureMyocardial InfarctionStrokeGastrointestinal Bleeding
67–6928.811.03.35.04.4
70–7432.312.13.65.74.9
75–7940.113.33.96.95.9
80–8452.115.14.38.16.4
85–8967.015.84.48.96.6
≥9084.313.73.66.95.4
  • AF indicates atrial fibrillation.

  • Data derived from Piccini et al149 by permission of the European Society of Cardiology.