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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Lifetime health effects and medical costs of integrated stroke services - a non-randomized controlled cluster-trial based life table approach

  Stroke service Usual care
N entire EDISSE population 151 187
N with full six month follow-up 90 114
Age 72 73
Women 43 (48%) 65 (57%)
Low educational level (primary school or lower) 34 (38%) 18 (16%)
Living alone at home before stroke 25 (28%) 40 (35%)
Previous stroke 30 (33%) 33 (29%)
Lowered level of consciousness according to Glasgow Coma Scale 3 (3%) 4 (4%)
Haemorrhagic stroke 8(9%) 10 (9%)
Cardiovascular co-morbidity 60 (67%) 66 (58%)
Barthel score at admission:   
   Means (SD) 10.8 (6.17) 9.5 (6.19)
   Median (Range) 11.5 (0-20) 9 (0-20)