Table 1

Number of Heart Failure Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Visits for HF by Treatment Group in BEST

Placebo (n = 1,353)Bucindolol (n = 1,354)
Total yrs of follow-up2,6942,755
No. of deaths448411
No. of CV deaths388342
HF hospitalization
 Patients with ≥1 hospitalization568476
 Patients with ≥2 hospitalizations323246
 No. of HF hospitalizations1,3331,124
 Patients with number of hospitalizations
  1245230
  215297
  37461
  43227
  52724
  61713
  779
  844
  924
  1033
  1101
  1231
  1301
  1401
  1620
ED visit for HF
 Patients with ≥1 ED visit334281
 Patients with ≥2 ED visits12297
 No. of ED visits586510
Isolated ED visit for HF
 Patients with ≥1 isolated ED visit161138
 Patients with ≥2 isolated ED visits3125
 No. of isolated ED visits211176

Values are n.

CV = cardiovascular; ED = emergency department; HF = heart failure.