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Table 2 Quality Adjusted Life Years lost according to stroke subtype and gender

From: The health loss from ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage: evidence from the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS)

  Ischemic stroke Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  Males
N= 14 139
Females
N= 13 521
Males
N = 2 087
Females
N = 2 204
QALY lost per case     
   Age Group years QALYs with 3% discounting (5% discounting, 0% discounting)
< 55 5.5 (3.7, 11.1) 9.8 (4.7, 20.2) 10.7 (7.3, 21.7) 12.5 (8.6, 25.6)
55-64 6.3 (5.0, 9.7) 7.6 (5.8, 12.1) 7.4 (5.9, 11.0) 10.9 (8.6, 16.3)
65-74 6.6 (5.7, 8.5) 7.6 (6.5, 10.2) 6.6 (5.7, 8.4) 7.6 (6.4, 10.1)
75-84 3.7 (3.3, 4.3) 4.9 (4.4, 5.9) 3.9 (3.5, 4.5) 5.1 (4.6, 6.1)
85+ 2.3 (2.1, 2.5) 2.5 (2.4, 2.8) 2.2 (2.1, 2.4) 2.4 (2.2, 2.6)
Weighted average (SD)† 4.69 (0.38) 5.51 (0.46)* 5.82 (0.67) 6.50 (0.40)*
Total weighted average (SD)† 5.09 (0.20) 6.17 (0.26)*
Undiscounted total weighted average 7.24 8.88
  1. *p value < 0.0001; QALYs: Quality Adjusted Life Years; SD: standard deviation; †3% discount rate used.