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Table 1 Characteristics of the Study Population

From: Cognitive impairment and preferences for current health

   N = 165
Age (years) Mean (SD) 51.2 (12.5)
  Range 25 – 90
Sex Female 119 (72%)
Race Non-Hispanic Caucasian 151 (92%)
  Other 14 (8%)
Education High school or technical school graduate 149 (91%)
  Missing 1 (0.6%)
Annual income* Mean (SD) $41,100 ($33,800)
  Missing 8 (5%)
Number of aneurysms 1 120 (73%)
  2 25 (15%)
  3 15 (9%)
  4 3 (2%)
  5 1 (0.6%)
  7 1 (0.6%)
Aneurysm locations Anterior circulation 210 (87%)
  Posterior circulation 32 (13%)
Aneurysm status All aneurysms obliterated 73 (44%)
  One or more unsecured aneurysms 92 (56%)
Patients with prior SAH   85 (52%)
Patients with prior aneurysm treatments Surgical clipping 83 (50%)
  Endovascular embolization 25 (15%)
  Both 4 (3%)
  None 53 (32%)
History of stroke   35 (22%)
MMSE assessment of cognitive functioning Mean (SD) 27.5 (2.6)
  Impaired (MMSE 0–23) 11 (7%)
  Unimpaired (MMSE 24–30) 154 (93%)
  1. 2003 $US
  2. SAH = subarachnoid hemorrhage
  3. SD = standard deviation
  4. MMSE = Mini Mental State Examination