Table 5 : Characteristics including vital signs and laboratory parameters of the
patients of HF.


Vital signs and laboratory
data at presentation
Male (n=107) Female (n=157) Total (n=264)

SBP (mean; mm Hg) 107.7 105.1 106.2
HR (mean; beats/minute) 110.6 106.7 108.3
WBC (mean; /cmm) 10269.7 10569.3 10447.4
Hb (mean; g/dl) 12.8 12.8 12.8
RBS (mean; mg/dl) 118.3 116.2 117.1
Blood urea (mean; mg/dl) 46.6 43.3 44.6
Serum creatinine (mean; mg/dl) 1.4 1.4 1.4
Na+ (mean; mmol/l) 139.2 138.4 138.7
K+ (mean; mmol/l) 4.1 4.6 4.4
Total cholesterol (mean; mg/dl) 175.4 179.3 177.7
Bilirubin (mean; mg/dl) 1.2 1.0 1.1
AST (mean; U/l) 72.7 55.5 62.5
ALT (mean; U/l) 62.0 50.5 55.2
Proteinurea 26 28 54

The distribution of laboratory parameters were similar among male and female groups
(P value>0.05 in all cases).

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