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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients with CHF

From: Assessment of chronic disease self-management in patients with chronic heart failure based on the MCID of patient-reported outcomes by the multilevel model

Variables n = 555
Age 67.86 ± 14.58
Female 245 (44.14%)
Marital state
Married 448 (80.72%)
Single 10 (1.80%)
Divorced/separated 9 (1.62%)
Widowed 88 (15.86%)
Education
Illiteracy 63 (11.35%)
Low level 403 (72.61%)
Secondary school and high level 89 (16.04%)
Income
Low 273 (49.19%)
Medium 265 (47.75%)
High 17 (3.06%)
Nonmanual workers 259 (46.67%)
Weight (kg) 66.67 ± 20.77
Height (cm) 165.27 ± 8.40
Systolic pressure (mmHg) 123.17 ± 19.61
Diastolic pressure (mmHg) 74.37 ± 13.00
Charslon score 2.47 ± 1.30
Ischemic heart disease 377 (67.9%)
Family history 115 (20.72%)
History of smoking 435 (78.38%)
History of drinking 468 (84.32%)
NYHA
II 245 (44.15%)
III 211 (38.02%)
IV 99 (17.84%)
Drugs
Nitrates 208 (37.48%)
Beta-blocker 378 (68.11%)
ACEI or ARB 250 (45.05%)
Aldosterone antagonist 359 (64.68%)
Diuretic 390 (70.27%)
Digoxin 113 (20.36%)
  1. ACEI angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, ARB angiotensin receptor antagonist, NYHA New York Heart Association functional class