Table 2 : Distribution of HF patients according to the NYHA functional class.


NYHA functional class
at presentation
Male Female Total (n=264) P value (by chi-square test)

I 6 (5.6%) 6 (3.8%) 12 (4.5%) --
II 16 (15%) 27 (17.2%) 43 (16.3%) --
III 24 (22.4%) 35 (22.3%) 59 (22.3%) 0.886
IV 61 (57%) 89 (56.7%) 150 (56.8%) --

Shrestha et al.Internal Medicine Inside  2015 3:1DOI : 10.7243/2052-6954-3-1