- •Individuals with atrial fibrillation had limited disease-specific knowledge.
- •Most participants overestimated their risk of stroke from 15 to 50%.
- •Deficits in patient knowledge were attenuated slightly by education but not income.
- •Patients require enhanced AF knowledge to participate in shared decision making.
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