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Table 1 Demographic, medical, and cognitive characteristics of older adults with heart failure ( N= 80)

From: Higher BMI is associated with reduced brain volume in heart failure

Demographic characteristics
Age, mean (SD) years 68.23 (8.58)
Female (%) 35.0
Education, mean (SD) years 13.90 (2.76)
Medical characteristics
LVEF %, mean (SD) 42.99 (13.32)
NYHA Class (% II, III, IV) 87.5, 11.3, 1.3
Hypertension (% yes) 70.0
Diabetes (% yes) 27.5
Sleep apnea (% yes) 22.5
Myocardial infarction (% yes) 57.5
Depression (% yes) 18.8
MCA CBF-V, mean (SD) cm/s 43.00 (13.56)
Body mass index, mean (SD) kg/m2 29.89 (6.68)
  1. NYHA New York Heart Association; LVEF Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction; MCA CBF-V Cerebral Blood Velocity of the MCA.