Table 2

Description of study population at time of stroke. Stroke-related discharge diagnoses, co-morbidity and other conditions of interest in the study population at time of stroke.

Men n = 69

Women n = 76

All n = 145


DISCHARGE DIAGNOSES

Ischaemic stroke

57 (83%)

56 (74%)

113 (78%)

Haemorrhagic stroke

3 (4%)

6 (8%)

9 (6%)

Non-specified stroke

9 (13%)

14 (18%)

23 (16%)

CO-MORBIDITY

Hypertension

42 (61%)

34 (45%)

76 (52%)

Angina pectoris

13 (19%)

16 (21%)

29 (20%)

History of myocardial infarction

11 (16%)

2 (3%)

13 (9%)

Heart failure

9 (13%)

10 (13%)

19 (13%)

Atrial fibrillation/flutter

20 (29%)

20 (26%)

40 (28%)

Diabetes

22 (32%)

13 (17%)

35 (24%)

Dementia

2 (3%)

4 (5%)

7 (3%)

Cancer

6 (9%)

8 (11%)

14 (10%)

Alcohol abuse

12 (17%)

6 (8%)

18 (12%)

OTHER CONDITIONS

Cognitive impairment

20 (29%)

23 (30%)

43 (30%)

Anti-depressant treatment

3 (4%)

5 (7%)

8 (6%)


Skånér et al. BMC Family Practice 2007 8:61   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-8-61

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