Table 2

Baseline characteristics of out-patients using antipsychotic drugs, antidepressants or benzodiazepines in cases with a first episode of deep-vein thrombosis (n=474) and a control group (n=474) during a period including the index year

Patients with deep-vein thrombosis Control
Antipsychotics Antidepressants Benzodiazepines Antipsychotics Antidepressants Benzodiazepines
Gender
Male 2 5 7 - 0 1
Female 2 4 21 - 4 6
Mean age (years) 42.8 51.8 49.0 - 41.5 60.3
Risk factors
Smoking 1 4 19 - 2 6
Taking oral contraceptives 1 0 0 - 1 0
Comorbidity 1 3 7 - 0 1
Family history 0 2 7 - 1 1
Total 2 8 23 - 3 6