Table 1. The CHA2DS2-VASc Score

Factor

Points

Congestive heart failure

1

Hypertension history

1

Age 65-74 years

1

Age > 74 years

2

Diabetes

1

Stroke, TIA thromboembolism

2

Vascular disease history

1

Sex, female

1

Scores >1 favor anticoagulant therapy.