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Table 1 General characteristic of the cases included in the dataset

From: Open-access database of literature derived drug-related Torsade de Pointes cases

Characteristic Number of relevant cases (% of total) Number of cases where data were not available (% of total)
Total number of cases 634 (100%) -
Adults (> 18-yr-old) 609 (96%) 6 (1%)
Elderly (> 65-yr-old) 237 (37) 6 (1%)
Female 398 (63%) 17 (3%)
Hypokaliemia was confirmed 143 (23%) 241 (38%)
More than one drug was reported 397 (63%) -
Overdose 67 (11%) -
Suicide attempt 23 (4%) -
Drug abuse 24 (4%) -
Concomitant alcohol ingestion 24 (4%) -