Table 2. Predictors of Recurrence and New‐Onset AF
FactorUnivariate AnalysisMultivariate Analyses
OR95% CIP ValueOR95% CIP Value
Predictors of new‐onset AF
Increasing age1.041.01–1.070.0071.041.01–1.070.01
COPD2.201.05–4.570.032.281.05–4.890.03
High creatinine1.401.00–2.030.0491.501.07–2.220.03
Predictors of AF recurrence
Increasing age1.061.03–1.08<0.000011.041.02–1.070.001
PR >200 ms2.351.12–4.990.022.461.11–5.480.03
Ischemic cardiomyopathy2.251.43–3.570.0005
CABG1.601.01–2.540.046
COPD1.971.21–3.230.007
Thyroid disease1.701.03–2.830.04
  • AF indicates atrial fibrillation; CABG, coronary artery bypass grafting; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; OR, odds ratio.