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Table 2 Patient characteristics of study population

From: Prognostic value of the ABCD2score beyond short-term follow-up after transient ischemic attack (TIA) - a cohort study

  ABCD2 ≤ 3
n = 55
3 > ABCD2 < 6
n = 80
ABCD2 ≥6
n = 37
Sex, female n (%) 26 (47,3) 26 (32,5) 14 (37,8)
Hypertension n (%) 34 (61,8) 57 (71,3) 32 (86,5)
Hypercholesterolemia n (%) 24 (43,6) 40 (50,0) 18 (48,6)
Body mass index mean ± SD 25,8 ± 3,9 25,8 ± 3,8 26,0 ± 4,0
Nicotine abuse n (%) 22(40,0) 41(51,3) 15(40,5)
Atrial fibrillation n (%) 4(7,3) 12(15,0) 7(18,9)
Coronary artery disease n (%) 9(16,4) 16(20,0) 10(27,0)
Heart failure n (%) 4(7,3) 4(5,0) 3(8,1)
Peripheral artery disease n (%) 3(5,5) 7(8,8) 3(8,1)
DWI abnormality n (%) 9(16,4) 23(28,8) 16(43,2)
ECD: stenotic/occlusive n (%) 8(14,5) 15(18,8) 10(27,0)
TCD: abnormal n (%) 4(7,3) 11(13,8) 5(13,5)
  1. *Mean ± standard deviation.
  2. SBP: systolic blood pressure. DBP: diastolic blood pressure. ECD: extracranial Doppler and duplex ultrasonography. TCD: transcranial Doppler and duplex ultrasonography.