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Table 2 Vital signs and ejection fraction 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

Variables N Frequency (%) Mean SD Median Q1 Q3
Age (years) 169   37.8 17.8 34.0 23.0 50.0
Time required to reach HI (hr) 169   1:17 0:55 1:00 0:30 2:00
Hospital stay (days) 169   7.1 10.0 4.0 3.0 6.0
Ejection fraction (%) 74   53.8 13.7 55.0 45.8 63.3
Preserved EF (≥ 50%)   55 (74.3)      
Reduced EF (≤ 40%)   15 (20.3)      
Mid-range EF (41 to 49%)   4 (5.4)      
  1. Key: HI health institution, SD standard deviation, Q1. = 25th percentile, Q3 = 75th percentile