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Table 4 Spectrum of echocardiographic diagnosed heart diseases (excluding individuals with normal study)

From: Spectrum of heart diseases in a new cardiac service in Nigeria: An echocardiographic study of 1441 subjects in Abeokuta

  All Males Females
Diagnosis Frequency % Frequency % Frequency %
Hypertensive Heart Disease 817 82.4 447 83.6 370 81.0
Valvular Heart Disease 53 5.3 20 3.7 33 7.2
Cardiomyopathy 44 4.5 21 3.9 23 5.0
Pericardial Diseases 26 2.6 20 3.7 6 1.3
Cor-pulmonale 23 2.3 13 2.4 10 2.3
Ischaemic Heart Disease 9 0.9 8 1.5 1 0.2
Congenital Heart Disease 6 0.6 1 0.2 5 1.1
Diabetic Heart Disease 6 0.6 4 0.8 2 0.4
Thyroid Heart Disease 6 0.6 0 0.0 6 1.3
Atrial Tumour 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0
Sickle Cell Cardiopathy 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.2
TOTAL 992 100 535 100 457 100