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Table 1 Comparison of demographic data and comorbidities between APAP group and control subjects

From: Long-term mortality of acetaminophen poisoning: a nationwide population-based cohort study with 10-year follow-up in Taiwan

Variable APAP group (n = 3235) Control group (n = 9705) p Value
Age at index date (years) 31.3 ± 13.4 31.3 ± 13.4 >0.999
Age at index date (years)
 0–20 385 (11.9) 1155 (11.9) >0.999
 21–39 2235 (69.1) 6705 (69.1)  
 40–64 489 (15.1) 1467 (15.1)  
 ≥ 65 126 (3.9) 378 (3.9)  
Sex
 Male 895 (27.7) 2685 (27.7) >0.999
 Female 2340 (72.3) 7020 (72.3)  
Comorbiditya
 DM 124 (3.8) 313 (3.2) 0.097
 CAD 149 (4.6) 317 (3.3) <0.001
 Stroke 84 (2.6) 137 (1.4) <0.001
 HTN 248 (7.7) 666 (6.9) 0.122
 Liver disease 396 (12.2) 952 (9.8) <0.001
 Renal disease 308 (9.5) 633 (6.5) <0.001
 Mental Disorder 1139 (35.2) 1409 (14.5) <0.001
 Cancer 75 (2.3) 145 (1.5) 0.002
Geographic region
 North 3013 (93.1) 8876 (91.5) 0.019
 Center 92 (2.8) 315 (3.3)  
 South 121 (3.7) 479 (4.9)  
 East 9 (0.3) 35 (0.4)  
Monthly income
 NTD ≤ 15,840 1655 (51.2) 3509 (36.2) <0.001
 NTD 15841–25,000 1152 (35.6) 3975 (41.0)  
 NTD ≥ 25,001 428 (13.2) 2221 (22.9)  
  1. Data are presented as n (%) or mean ± standard deviation. APAP Acetaminophen, DM Diabetes mellitus, CAD Coronary artery disease, HTN Hypertension, NTD New Taiwan dollar. aParticipant may have multiple comorbidities