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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of acute heart failure patients admitted to Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, Ethiopia between May 15 to September 12, 2017 (n = 169)

From: Treatment outcome and its predictors among patients of acute heart failure at a tertiary care hospital in Ethiopia: a prospective observational study

VariableDescriptionFrequency (%)
ResidenceUrban120 (71.0)
Rural49 (29.0)
EducationNo formal education30 (17.8)
Primary school71 (42.0)
Secondary school30 (17.8)
Higher education38 (22.5)
Marital statusMarried104 (61.5)
Single54 (32.0)
Divorced7 (4.2)
Widowed4 (2.4)
GenderFemale92 (54.4)
Male77 (45.6)
SmokingYes9 (5.3)
No160 (94.7)
Alcohol intakeYes15 (8.9)
No154 (91.1)
ReadmissionYes16 (9.5)
No153 (90.5)