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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of patients (n = 108) with heart failure seen at the cardiology outpatient clinic in T0

From: Epidemiological profile, cardiopulmonary fitness and health-related quality of life of patients with heart failure: a longitudinal study

VARIABLES N % IC
NYHA Functional Class
 I 4 3,70 0,90-8,30
 II 48 44,40 35,70-51,90
 III 52 48,10 38,70-57,60
 IV 4 3,70 0,90-8,30
Etiology
 Chagasic Cardiopathy 62 57,40 48,40-66,20
 Ischemic heart disease 28 25,90 18,50-33,60
 Hypertensive Cardiopathy 9 8,30 4,60-14,10
 Valvar Cardiopathy 4 3,70 0,90-7,60
 Idiopathic 5 4,60 0,70-8,30
Comorbidities
 Systemic Hypertension 91 84,30 78,50-90,30
 Arrhythmia 43 39,80 30,60-47,20
 Coronary Arterial Disease 32 29,60 23,10-41,00
 Dyslipidemia 21 19,40 11,60-25,20
 Angina 6 7,41 1,90-11,30
 Diabetes mellitus 22 20,40 13,00-29,60
 Atrial Fibrillation 18 16,70 9,30-24,30
 Obesity 8 7,40 2,80-13,00
 Stroke 6 5,60 0,90-10,20
Drugs
 Beta-blocker 93 86,10 78,70-92,60
 Diuretic 81 75,00 64,60-82,40
 IECA / BRA 71 65,70 57,00-75,40
 Aldosterone antagonist 37 34,30 26,60-42,60
 Antithrombotic 56 51,90 43,30-62,00
 Statin 37 34,30 26,60-42,60
 Digital 33 30,60 21,30-39,30
 Antidepressant / Anxiolytic 19 17,60 10,00-25,20
 Nitrate 9 8,30 4,20-15,00
Cardiac Surgical Procedure
 Pacemaker 80 74,10 64,80-83,30
 Angioplasty 10 9,30 3,50-14,80
 Revascularization 5 4,60 1,90-9,50
 Valvoplasty 2 1,90 0,03-4,60
 No surgical intervention 11 10,18 4,30-13,84
Habits of Life
 Smoking 13 12,00 6,00-18,50
 Former smokers 28 25,90 16,40-34,50
 Etilism 10 9,30 4,60-15,30
 Ex-Etilists 22 20,40 13,00-26,90
 Physical Activity 5 4,60 0,90-8,30
 Cardiac Rehabilitation 1 0,90 0,03-2,80
  1. IC Confidence interval