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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics

From: The combined impact of dependency on caregivers, disability, and coping strategy on quality of life after ischemic stroke

  mRS 0 mRS 1 mRS 2 mRS 3 mRS 4 mRS 5 All
N 125 116 111 93 73 21 539
% Female 35.8% 40.4% 36.7% 47.3% 48.0% 47.6% 41.1%
Age (mean, SD) 67.9 (12.3) 69.7 (11.5) 63.2 (14.6) 71.8 (11.4) 70.6 (13.2) 77.3 (9.6) 68.7 (12.9)
Hypertension 71.0% 76.8% 70.8% 70.7% 71.8% 90.5% 73.0%
Diabetes 19.0% 18.6% 15.7% 30.3% 18.8% 38.1% 20.9%
Atrial fibrillation 18.5% 22.3% 17.0% 30.3% 30.0% 45.0% 23.6%
Previous stroke 15.6% 6.5% 13.6% 17.4% 9.7% 33.3% 13.3%
History of TIA 19.4% 4.8% 3.4% 10.9% 12.9% 22.2% 10.4%
Months since diagnosis (mean, SD) 11.2 (11.5) 12.5 (17.1) 10.2 (10.1) 18.8 (25.5) 19.6 (72.1) 11.8 (12.1) 13.8 (30.8)
  1. SD = standard deviation; TIA = Transient Ischemic Attack; mRS = modified Rankin Score