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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics

From: Prevalence and inter-relationship of different Doppler measures of dyssynchrony in patients with heart failure and prolonged QRS: a report from CARE-HF

Variable, n (%) Sub study Patients (N = 100) Non Sub study Patients (N = 713) P value
Age [years] 67.1 (57.6, 71.3) 66.4 (59.5, 72.0) 0.71
Male gender 66 (66.0) 531 (74.5) 0.09
Ischemic History 47 (47.0) 292 (41.0) 0.28
Diabetes 24 (24.0) 183 (25.7) 0.81
Duration of HF, [months] 4.3 (1.5, 8.1) 4.0 (1.5, 7.9) 0.80
ACE/ARB 97 (97.0) 673 (94.4) 0.35
Betablockers 83 (83.0) 503 (70.6) 0.009
Loop Diuretics ≥ 80 mg furosemide or equivalent 63 (63.0) 289 (40.5) <.0001
Aldosterone antagonists 73 (73.0) 384 (53.9) 0.0003
Digoxin 53 (53.0) 293 (41.1) 0.03
Aspirin 68 (68.0) 292 (41.0) <.0001
Warfarin 28 (28.0) 249 (34.9) 0.18
Statins 37 (37.0) 284 (39.8) 0.66
  1. HF = heart failure, ACE = angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, ARB = angiotensin receptor blockers. Median, (IQR).