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Table 2 Presenting symptoms in each group

From: Delay in seeking treatment before emergent heart failure readmission and its association with clinical phenotype

  Early
(n = 1802)
Delayed
(n = 271)
P value
Shortness of breath, % 88.7 86.0 0.20
Chest pain, % 12.3 9.2 0.15
Palpitation, % 3.6 3.7 0.95
Peripheral edema, % 2.9 8.9 < 0.001
Malaise, % 0.5 1.5 0.06
Symptoms not associated with respiration, % 14.0 26.9 < 0.001
  1. Symptoms not associated with respiration included abdominal discomfort, abdominal pain, back pain, shock, and loss of consciousness.