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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

Variable Description Frequency (%)
Residence Urban 120 (71.0)
Rural 49 (29.0)
Education No formal education 30 (17.8)
Primary school 71 (42.0)
Secondary school 30 (17.8)
Higher education 38 (22.5)
Marital status Married 104 (61.5)
Single 54 (32.0)
Divorced 7 (4.2)
Widowed 4 (2.4)
Gender Female 92 (54.4)
Male 77 (45.6)
Smoking Yes 9 (5.3)
No 160 (94.7)
Alcohol intake Yes 15 (8.9)
No 154 (91.1)
Readmission Yes 16 (9.5)
No 153 (90.5)