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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

VariablesNFrequency (%)MeanSDMedianQ1Q3
Age (years)169 37.817.834.023.050.0
Time required to reach HI (hr)169 1:170:551:000:302:00
Hospital stay (days)169 7.110.04.03.06.0
Ejection fraction (%)74 53.813.755.045.863.3
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