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Table 2 Symptoms at admission in hospitalized heart failure patients (n = 121)

From: Continuity and utilization of health and community care in elderly patients with heart failure before and after hospitalization

Symptoms n (%)
Breathlessness 77 (64%)
Fatigue 44 (36%)
Chest pain 38 (31%)
Leg edema 35 (29%)
Orthopnea 30 (25%)
Cough 20 (17%)
Weight gain 13 (11%)
Dizziness 12 (10%)
Nausea 10 (8%)
Palpation 7 (6%)
Pulmonary edema 7 (6%)
Abdominal edema 2 (2%)