Table 2

Predictors of Triggers

Average Total Number of Triggers ± SDp Value
Age, yrs<0.05
 ≥551.7 ± 1
 <550.9 ± 0.9
GenderNS
 Male1.4 ± 1.4
 Female1.5 ± 1
ProcedureNS
 First1.4 ± 1
 Repeated1.4 ± 1.4
Type of atrial fibrillationNS
 Paroxysmal1.4 ± 1.1
 Persistent1.3 ± 1
Left ventricular ejection fraction, %NS
 ≥551.4 ± 1.1
 <551.8 ± 0.8
Left atrium diameter, cmNS
 ≥41.4 ± 1
 <41.3 ± 1.1
HypertensionNS
 Yes1.6 ± 1
 No1.1 ± 1.1
Coronary artery diseaseNS
 Yes1.1 ± 0.8
 No1.5 ± 1.1