|Number of precipitating factors|
Modified and reprinted with permission from Fonarow GC, Abraham WT, Albert NM, et al. Factors identified as precipitating hospital admissions for heart failure and clinical outcomes: findings from OPTIMIZE-HF. Arch Intern Med 2008;168:847–54.
Values are %.
ACS = acute coronary syndrome(s); OPTIMIZE-HF = Organized Program to Initiate Lifesaving Treatment in Hospitalized Patients With Heart Failure; PNA = pneumonia; WRF = worsening renal function.