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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study patients

From: Quality of life questionnaire predicts poor exercise capacity only in HFpEF and not in HFrEF

Variable Means ± SD
Age (years) 62 ± 9.8
BMI (kg/m2) 29 ± 3.8
Waist/hip ratio 0.96 ± 0.1
HR (beat/min) 83 ± 19
Diabetes mellitus (%) 27
Arterial hypertension (%) 67
Smoking (%) 30
LBBB (%) 14
NYHA class I, II, III (%) 30, 47, 23
Sinus rhythm (%) 80
B-blockers (%) 78
ACEi (%) 81
Diuretic (%) 76
Ca-blockers (%) 12
Aspirin (%) 77
Oral anticoagulants (%) 22
6MWT(m) 315 ± 115
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 12.6 ± 1.7
Creatinine (μmol/l) 96 ± 45
NT-ProBNP (pg/mL) 3630 ± 3742
MLHFQ - total score 48 ± 17
MLHFQ - physical score 24 ± 9
MLHFQ - emotional score 9 ± 5
  1. BMI body mass index, BUN blood urea nitrogen, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, HR heart rate, NYHA New York heart association, ACEi angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, Ca-blockers Calcium channel blockers, NT-ProBNP N-terminal pro b-type natriuretic peptide, LBBB left bundle branch block, WBC white blood cell, 6MWT 6 min walking test, MLHFQ minnesota living with heart failure questionnaire