Table 1

Demographic data (n=91); results are number or mean (SD)

Age (years)60.4 (9.6)
NYHA
I16
 II34
 III28
 IV13
Male:female86:5
Height (m)1.73 (0.1)
Weight (kg)79.9 (14.5)
Diagnosis
IHD51
 DCM40
Peak oxygen consumption (ml/min/kg)18.2 (7.1)
  • DCM = dilated cardiomyopathy; IHD = ischaemic heart disease; NYHA = New York Heart Association classification of symptoms.