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This study plans to describe utilization patterns for oral anticoagulants over time in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation at risk for stroke using electronic claims data from a United States commercial insurance database.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients 18 years of age and older with non-valvular AF at risk for stroke treated with oral anticoagulation
A recorded diagnosis of atrial fibrillation
Initiation of oral anticoagulant medication
At least 18 years of age on the date of anticoagulant initiation
Patients with missing or ambiguous age or sex information
Patients with documented evidence of valvular disease
Patients with less than 12 months enrolment in the UnitedHealth Research Database preceding the first dispensing