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Table 1 Demographics, Functional Status and Characteristics of Index Stroke

From: Mood after stroke: a case control study of biochemical, neuro-imaging and socio-economic risk factors for major depression in stroke survivors

Variable Depressed Controls  
   n   n   p*
Age† mean ± SD 40 69 ± 11 87 71 ± 10 0.2
Male    58%   61% 0.9
Functional status       
Barthel Index† mean 40 16.5 87 17.6 0.07
(max. 20) median   17   19 0.003
Frenchay Index mean 40 11.1 87 20.0 < .001
(max. 66) median   11   21 < .001
MMSE mean 40 24.4 86 26.8 < .001
(max. 30) median   25   27 < .001
Euroquol mean 40 4.0 87 7.4 < .001
(max. 10) median   4   8 < .001
Clinical features of Index Stroke
Months Since Stroke. median (IQR) 40 25
(18-32)
87 26
(21-33)
0.1
OCSP subtype   37   82   
TACS   3 8% 4 5%  
PACS   21 57% 46 56%  
LACS   8 22% 18 22%  
POCS   5 13% 14 17% 0.9
  1. Means: One-way ANOVA, Medians: Mann Whitney, Proportions: Chi squared
  2. Variables used for frequency matching
  3. SD: standard deviation, IQR: inter-quartile range.
  4. TACS: total anterior circulation syndrome, PACS: partial anterior circulation syndrome,
  5. LACS: lacunar syndrome, POCS: posterior circulation syndrome