Abstract 142 Table 2

Patient characteristics by quartile of H-PVS

VariableQuartile 1N=876Quartile 2 N=876Quartile 3N=876Quartile 4N=876P
Body weight – kg 97 (±19)83 (±15)75 (±14)65 (±13)<0.001
NTproBNP – ng/L 724 (292-1486)817 (322-1859)1116 (434-2717)2043 (805-4812)<0.001
NYHA class III or IV – % 27%24%31%34%<0.001
Lung crackles O/E - % 14%12%18%22%<0.001
Peripheral oedema O/E - % 41%38%39%43%0.18
Raised JVP O/E - % 13%14%16%20%<0.001
1 year mortality† - % 7%8%10%18%<0.001
  • Legend† - amongst those with at least 1 year follow up (N=3330; 95% of total population)Abbreviations used: H-PVS - Plasma volume status calculated using the Hakim formula; NTproBNP - N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide; NYHA - New York Heart Association; O/E - on examination.