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Table 8 Chi-square test of variables associated with in-hospital mortality 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

VariablesPercent poor treatment outcome (95% CI)P value
Adverse drug events(ADR/SE) absent12.3% (6.4, 18.2) 
Adverse drug events(ADR/SE) present29.8% (16.7, 42.9)0.007
One Framingham major criterion13.8% (13.4, 14.2) 
More than one Framingham major criteria22.1% (14.1, 30.1)0.041
Diabetes mellitus absent15.6% (10.4, 21.8) 
Diabetes mellitus present50.0% (15.3, 84.7)0.031
Pulmonary hypertension absent15.1% (9.4, 20.8) 
Pulmonary hypertension present41.2% (17.9, 64.5)0.013
Non-smokers15.6% (9.9, 21.3) 
Smokers44.4% (11.9, 76.9)0.048
  1. Key: ADR/SE Adverse drug reaction/side effect, CI confidence interval