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Table 1 Comparison of demographics and length of stay between anticoagulant groups

From: Equivalent VTE rates after total joint arthroplasty using thromboprophylaxis with aspirin versus potent anticoagulants: retrospective analysis of 4562 cases across a diverse healthcare system

  Aspirin Alone Single Potent AC Antiplatelet/ Multiple AC SQ heparin/ No AC Total cohort
Age (years), mean (SD) 73.6 (7.4) 72.7 (7.8) 75.2 (7.4) 72.8 (9.6) 73.6 (7.6)
Female, %* (n) 47% (1448) 71% (957) 58% (563) 70% (70) 67% (3048)
Length of stay, mean (SD) 4.0 (1.2) 4.4 (1.6) 4.4 (1.4) 4.6 (2.6) 4.2 (1.4)
Total hip arthroplasty, %** (n) 44.1% (951) 30.7% (406) 34.8% (341) 37.6% (38) 38.1% (1736)
Total knee arthroplasty, %** (n) 55.9% (1207) 69.3% (916) 65.2% (640) 62.4% (63) 61.9% (2826)