Table 6 : Distribution of Echocardiographic parameters in the patients of HF.


LVIDd (cm) Male (n=107) Female (n=157) Total (n=264) P value (by
chi-square test)

<5.5 14 (13.1%) 32 (20.4%) 46 (17.4%) --
5.5-6.4 52 (48.6%) 94 (59.9%) 146 (55.3%) 0.008
6.5-7.5 35 (32.7%) 28 (17.8%) 63 (23.9%) --
>7.5 6 (5.6%) 3 (1.9%) 9 (3.4%) --

PASP (mm Hg)

<30 31 (29%) 39 (24.8%) 70 (26.5%) --
30-49 65 (60.7%) 96 (61.1%) 161 (61%) --
50-74 5 (4.7%) 11 (7%) 16 (6.1%) 0.759
≥75 6 (5.6%) 11 (7%) 17 (6.4%) --

EF %

 ≥50 5 (4.7%) 6 (3.8%) 11 (4.2%) --
40-49 63 (58.9%) 106 (67.5%) 169 (64%) --
30-39 22 (20.6%) 28 (17.8%) 50 (18.9%) 0.500
<30 17 (15.9%) 17 (10.8%) 34 (12.9%) --

LVIDd left ventricular internal diameter in diastole, PASP Pulmonary artery systemic
arterial pressure, EF ejection fraction.

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