Table 1

Epidemiological and clinical variables and stroke subtypes of the study collective.

First Study

N = 100

Second Study

N = 25


Age (yr)

69.2 (13.1)

73.1 (13.9)

NIH-SS

12.1 (5.3)

12.3 (5.3)

Ischemic stroke (%)

84

84

- ACI

60

72

- PCI

20

4

- combined

4

8

Hemorrhagic stroke

16

16

- Hemispheric

11

16

- Brainstem

5

0


Where appropriate, means (standard deviations) are given. Yr = years, NIH-SS = National Institute of Health Stroke Scale, ACI = anterior circulation infarction, PCI = posterior circulation infarction

Dziewas et al. BMC Neurology 2008 8:28   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-8-28

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