Table 5

Prevalence of diastolic dysfunction (any index within reference study) in the overall patient group and subsets at high risk of diastolic dysfunction

Reference study and patient age range (years)Prevalence of abnormal diastolic function
All patientsHypertensionLVHObesityIschaemia
Framingham study20 > 70
    E:A or AFF8/63 (13%)3/34 (9%)2/18 (11%)3/17 (18%)4/25 (16%)
Mantero et al18 60–80
    E:A or AFF or IVRT or DT36/65 (56%)20/35 (57%)11/17 (65%)10/21 (48%)20/30 (67%)
Klein et al24 > 70
    E:A or IVRT or DT26/63 (41%)15/34 (44%)8/19 (42%)7/17 (41%)10/25 (40%)
Cohen et al9 > 50
    E:A or IVRT or DT25/90 (28%)22/44 (50%)7/25 (28%)5/28 (18%)16/34 (47%)
Spirto et al19
    50–74 E:A or IVRT or DT24/54 (44%)13/26 (50%)5/14 (36%)9/22 (41%)7/19 (37%)
European Study Group on Diastolic Heart Failure11 > 50
    IVRT or E:A+DT44/91 (48%)20/44 (45%)13/25 (52%)13/27 (48%)17/34 (50%)