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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study subjects

From: Functional, cognitive and psychological outcomes, and recurrent vascular events in Pakistani stroke survivors: a cross sectional study

Characteristic Number (%)
Gender   
Male 117 (37.9)
Female 192 (62.1)
Age   
≤ 60 150 (48.5)
> 60 159 (51.5)
Type of stroke (n = 309)   
Ischemic 241 (78)
Hemorrhagic 68 (22)
TOAST (n = 241)   
   Large Artery 109 (35.3)
Cardioembolic 41 (13.3)
Small artery Lacune 55 (17.8)
Others 36 (11.6)
Risk Factors (n = 309)   
HTN 288 (93.2)
Dyslipidemia 223 (72.2)
DM 178 (57.6)
Obesity (BMI > 25) 124 (40.1)
CAD 110 (35.6)
Smoking/chewed tobacco 60 (19.4)
Intracranial atherosclerosis 85 (28.4)
Atrial fibrillation 37 (12)
Extracranial Carotid stenosis 21 (6.8)
Depression/Anxiety 18 (5.8)
Prior TIA or stroke 52 (16.8)
EF < 30% 19 (6.1)
Dead (n = 309) 38 (12.3)
Care being given (n = 271)   
   At home 270 (99.6)
   Readmitted to hospital 1 (0.4)
Care provision arrangements (n = 270)   
Independent 91 (33.7)
Family member 152 (56.3)
Professional Nursing 24 (8.9)
Non professional help 3 (1.1)