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Table 1 Patient Characteristics

From: Prophylactic IVC filter placement in bariatric surgery patients: results from a prospective filter registry

Demographic Value
Number of patients 107
Age (years) 49 ± 11
BMI (kg/m2) 57.8 ± 9.2
Female 77 (72.0)
Race
 White 54 (50.5)
 More Than One Race 19 (17.8)
 Unknown/Not Reported (includes Hispanic or Latino) 16 (15.0)
 Black or African American 15 (14.0)
 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Island 2 (1.9)
 American Indian/Alaska Native 1 (0.9)
Smoking 9 (8.4)
Comorbidities & VTE Risk Factors
 Obstructive sleep apnea 67 (62.2)
 Mobility limitations 34 (31.8)
 Asthma 24 (22.4)
 Prior VTE 24 (22.4)
 Chronic venous insufficiency 13 (12.2)
 Peripheral vascular disease 3 (2.8)
 Thrombophilia 3 (2.8)
 Home oxygen 1 (0.9)
Home medications
 Aspirin 12 (11.2)
 Warfarin 8 (7.5)
 Other oral anticoagulant 3 (2.8)
 Enoxaparin 0 (0.0)
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation or number (%) unless otherwise indicated