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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

Variables Percent poor treatment outcome (95% CI) P value
Adverse drug events(ADR/SE) absent 12.3% (6.4, 18.2)  
Adverse drug events(ADR/SE) present 29.8% (16.7, 42.9) 0.007
One Framingham major criterion 13.8% (13.4, 14.2)  
More than one Framingham major criteria 22.1% (14.1, 30.1) 0.041
Diabetes mellitus absent 15.6% (10.4, 21.8)  
Diabetes mellitus present 50.0% (15.3, 84.7) 0.031
Pulmonary hypertension absent 15.1% (9.4, 20.8)  
Pulmonary hypertension present 41.2% (17.9, 64.5) 0.013
Non-smokers 15.6% (9.9, 21.3)  
Smokers 44.4% (11.9, 76.9) 0.048
  1. Key: ADR/SE Adverse drug reaction/side effect, CI confidence interval