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Table 2 Clinical profile of children with cardiac disease at University of Gondar specialized referral hospital, northwest Ethiopia, 2019 (No = 269)

From: Magnitude of undernutrition and associated factors among children with cardiac disease at University of Gondar hospital, Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent (%)
Duration of symptom before Diagnosis (in months)
  < 6 192 71.4
  > =6 77 28.6
Co morbid disease
 Yes 39 14.5
 No 230 85.5
Frequency of follow up
 Monthly 166 61.7
 Every 2 month 88 32.7
 Every 3 month and above 15 5.6
Heart failure
 No 133 49.4
 Mild 78 29
 Moderate to severe 58 21.6
Chamber enlargement
 Yes 159 59.1
 No 110 40.9
Pulmonary hypertension
 Yes 44 16.4
 No 225 83.6
Type of cardiac disease
 Congenital 82 30.5
 Acquired 187 69.5