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Table 6 Outcomes

From: Demographics, clinical characteristics, and outcomes among hospitalized heart failure patients across different regions of Egypt

  Total population Alexandria Cairo Delta Upper Egypt P value
Number of patients 1645 914 249 409 73  
Length of hospital Stay median, IQR 5 (4–7) 5 (4–7) 7 (5–9) 6 (4–7) 6 (5–9) < 0.0001
In-hospital mortality, % 5.00 5.2 7.7 2.9 6.1 0.06
Patients hospitalized at 1-year F/U, % 29.8 32.0 42.2a 22.6 20.0b < 0.0001
Mortality at 1-year F/U, % 26.6 31.8 34.12a 13.2 60.0b < 0.0001
  1. IQR interquartile range, F/U follow-up, HF heart failure
  2. aOnly 32.9% of patients were successfully contacted at 1-year follow-up
  3. bOnly 13.7% of the patients were successfully contacted at 1-year follow-up