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Table 2 Risk factors for supraventricular arrhythmias and their statistical significance. SA(+): patients with postoperative supraventricular arrhythmias. SA(-): patients with no postoperative supraventricular arrhythmias. p values less than 0.05 are statistically significant.

From: Is amiodarone a safe antiarrhythmic to use in supraventricular tachyarrhythmias after lung cancer surgery?

Risk factor SA (+) SA (-) p value
Male (n:166) 30/166 136/166 0.416
Female (n:33) 7/33 26/33  
Age > 65 years (n:65) 22/65 43/65 <0.001
Age < 65 years (n:134) 7/134 127/134  
Hypertension (+) (n:63) 11/63 52/63 0.473
Hypertension (-) (n:136) 26/136 110/136  
Diabetes Mellitus (+) (n:28) 5/28 23/28 0.576
Diabetes Mellitus (-) (n:171) 32/171 139/171  
Tobacco (+) (n:165) 31/165 134/165 0.548
Tobacco (-) (n:34) 6/34 28/34  
Beta-blockers preop (+) (n:25) 4/25 21/25 0.513
Beta-blockers preop (-) (n:174) 32/174 142/174