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Table 1 Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of the patients

From: Outcomes measured by mortality rates, quality of life and degree of autonomy in the first year in stroke units in Spain

Age in years Mean (SD) 72.1 (13.2)
Gender Value (%)
Male 176 54.8
Female 145 45.2
Living Environment Value %
Home 316 98.4
Residential Care for the Elderly 3 0.9
Other 2 0.6
Stroke Protocol Activated Value %
No 147 45.8
Yes 167 52
Time to neurological care Frequency Percentage
0-1.5 hours 71 22.7
1.5-3 hours 94 30
3-4.5 hours 34 10.9
>4.5 hours 114 36.4
Type of stroke Value %
Cerebral Infarction 291 90.7
Haemorrhage 30 9.3
Stroke recurrence at 1 year Value %
Yes 25 7.8
No 296 92.2
Atrial Fibrillation Value %
Yes 161 50.2
No 160 49.8
Thrombolysis total Value %
Yes 106 33.0
No 215 67.0
Thrombolysis NIHSS 6-42 Value %
Yes 92 50.8
No 89 49.2
Thrombolysis NIHSS 0-5 Value %
Yes 14 10.0
No 126 90.0
Death while in hospital Value %
Yes 19 5.9
No 302 94.1
Death during the year of study Value %
Yes 56 17.4
No 265 82.6
NIHSS on admission Value %
Minor strokes (1–3) 86 26.8
Moderate strokes (4–10) 114 35.5
Severe strokes (>10) 121 37.7
  1. NIHSS: National Institute of Health Stroke Scale.