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Table 3 Framingham major criteria 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

Combination Framingham major criteriaFrequency (%)
Neck vein distension + Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea30 (17.8)
Neck vein distension + S3 gallop12 (7.1)
Neck vein distension + Rales10 (5.9)
Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea + S3 gallop10 (5.9)
Neck vein distension + Acute pulmonary edema6 (3.6)
Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea + Rales6 (3.6)
Neck vein distension + Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea + Rales5 (3.0)
Neck vein distension + Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea + Acute pulmonary edema4 (2.4)
Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea + Acute pulmonary edema4 (2.4)
Neck vein distension + Rales + S3 gallop4 (2.4)
Other combination criteriaa8 (4.8)
  1. NB: a(Neck vein distension + Acute pulmonary edema + S3 gallop), (Acute pulmonary edema + S3 gallop), (Acute pulmonary edema + Cardiomegally), (Neck vein distension + Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea + S3 gallop), (Rales + S3 gallop), (Acute pulmonary edema + Rales + S3 gallop)