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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of heart failure patients, JUSH, Ethiopia, from November 2013 to June 2014

From: Malnutrition and associated factors among heart failure patients on follow up at Jimma university specialized hospital, Ethiopia

Patient characteristics Number (%)
Total (N = 284)
Sex
Male 122 43.0
Female 162 57.0
Educational status
Illiterate 171 60.2
Literate 113 39.8
Marital status
Single 31 10.9
Married 192 67.6
Divorced 25 8.8
Widowed 36 12.7
Occupation
Employed 159 56.0
Unemployed 125 44.0
Family support
Patients with family support 272 95.8
Patients without family support 12 4.2