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Table 3 General and laboratory characteristics of the study population according to mortality or survival status

From: The association between platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio with mortality among patients suffering from acute decompensated heart failure

Variables Mortality
(n = 44)
Survival
(n = 361)
P
Age(years) 67.57 ± 15.58 65.79 ± 13.22 0.410
Males (%) 28 (63.6) 246 (68.1) 0.546
BMI(kg/m2) 25.68 ± 4.8 27.05 ± 6.2 0.165
Heart rate (beats per minute) 83.04 ± 16 85.56 ± 19.9 0.420
Ischemic heart disease (%) 37 (84.1) 321(88.9) 0.345
Diabetes mellitus (%) 21 (47.7) 149 (41.3) 0.413
Hypertension (%) 16 (36.4) 178 (49.3) 0.105
Stroke (%) 1 (2.3) 17 (4.7) 0.459
Kidney diseases (%) 19 (43.2) 160 (44.3) 0.886
COPD (%) 31 (70.5) 111 (30.7)  < 0.001
Smoking status (%) 14 (31.8) 138 (38.2) 0.407
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 116.7 ± 19.5 121.54 ± 25.6 0.228
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 72.29 ± 12.5 76.08 ± 15.9 0.130
Left ventricular ejection fraction (%)    
 < 30 34 (77.3) 265 (73.4) 0.338
 30–40 3 (6.8) 58 (16.1)  
 40–50 4 (9.1) 23 (6.4)  
 > 50 3 (6.8) 15 (4.2)  
Hemoglobin (g/dl) 13.12 ± 2.3 13.65 ± 3.1 0.279
WBC (106/l) 5.9 ± 3.2 5.3 ± 3.1 0.199
Neutrophils (%) 73 ± 9.5 67.4 ± 12.5 0.005
Lymphocytes (%) 17.9 ± 7.3 22.5 ± 9.6 0.002
Platelets (109/l) 170.38 ± 61.8 192.89 ± 69.4 0.041
Platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio 127.80 ± 77.5 129.03 ± 108.6 0.942
Sodium (mEq/l) 134.7 ± 5.4 136.23 ± 4.7 0.049
Potassium (mEq/l) 3.96 ± 0.4 3.98 ± 0.5 0.862
Blood urea nitrogen (mg/dl) 103.73 ± 61.09 80.88 ± 50.63 0.006
Creatinine (mg/dl) 1.66 ± 0.7 2.4 ± 1 0.643