Table 1

Characteristics of patients newly diagnosed with heart failure who developed hypotension

Cases with hypotension (n=2565)
Age, years
Hypotension-related symptoms28811.2
 Dizziness, giddiness, unsteadiness, lightheadedness1054.1
 Fainting, syncope, collapse, blackout522.0
 Nausea, vomiting, malaise501.9
 Fatigue, drowsiness, tiredness, asthenia, lethargy411.6
 Depression, low mood140.5
 General weakness120.5
 Pale skin50.2
Prior hypotension2198.5
 1 episode1636.4
 2–4 episodes451.8
 ≥5 episodes110.4
Recurrent hypotension episodes during follow-up104140.6
 1 recurrent episode48518.9
 2 recurrent episodes1897.4
 3–5 recurrent episodes2469.6
 6–9 recurrent episodes843.3
 ≥10 recurrent episodes371.4