Table 3

Clinical Outcomes Based on Physician- and Patient-Perceived Risk for Poor Outcome Within 1 Yr of Enrollment

Physician-PerceivedPatient-Perceived
High Risk (n = 111)Low Risk (n = 50)High Risk (n = 23)Low Risk (n = 138)
Mortality27 (24)6 (12)6 (26)27 (20)
Ventricular assist device received10 (9)5 (10)3 (13)12 (9)
Transplant received8 (7)5 (10)3 (13)10 (7)
Alive without LVAD or transplant66 (60)34 (68)11 (48)89 (64)
Inotropes required13 (12)6 (12)3 (13)16 (12)
At least 1 rehospitalization41 (37)12 (24)9 (39)44 (32)
Total number of rehospitalizations1.5 ± 1.81.3 ± 2.21.6 ± 1.71.4 ± 2.0

Values are n (%) or mean ± SD.

Abbreviation as in Table 1.