Table 1

Characteristics of stroke patients
Variables Total (n = 12,559) ICH (n = 2439) IS (n = 9555) SAH (n = 565) p-value
Age (Years) Median 77.4 74.6 78.4 72.0 <0.001
Gender Female (%) 5,778 (46.0) 1,036 (42.5) 4,421 (46.3) 321 (56.8) <0.001
Male (%) 6,780 (54.0) 1,403 (57.5) 5,133 (53.7) 244 (43.2)
Ethnic group Chinese (%) 10,202 (81.2) 2,000 (82.0) 7,750 (81.1) 452 (80) <0.001
Malay (%) 1,326 (10.6) 283 (11.6) 975 (10.2) 68 (12)
Indian (%) 695 (5.5) 88 (3.6) 583 (6.1) 24 (4.2)
Others (%) 335 (2.7) 68 (2.8) 246 (2.6) 21 (3.7)
Admitting Year 2000 2649 (21.1) 583 (23.9) 1946 (20.4) 120 (21.2) <0.001
2001 2702 (21.5) 493 (20.2) 2089 (21.9) 120 (21.2)
2002 2750 (21.9) 529 (21.7) 2112 (22.1) 109 (19.3)
2003 2050 (16.3) 380 (15.6) 1566 (16.4) 104 (18.4)
2004 2408 (19.2) 454 (18.6) 1842 (19.3) 112 (19.8)
Death No (%) 7,320 (58.3) 1,351 (55.4) 5,657 (59.2) 312 (55.2) <0.001
Yes (%) 5,238 (41.7) 1,088 (44.6) 3,897 (40.8) 253 (44.8)
Stroke recurrence No (%) 10,922 (87.0) 2,221 (91.1) 8,163 (85.4) 538 (95.2) <0.001
Yes (%) 1,636 (13.0) 218 (8.9) 1391 (14.6) 27 (4.8)

Sun et al.

Sun et al. BMC Neurology 2013 13:133   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-13-133

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