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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of ICH patients*

From: Current management of intracerebral haemorrhage in China: a national, multi-centre, hospital register study

  All N = 1572
Sociodemographic  
   Age, mean (SD), years 61.1 ± 12.9
   Female 632 (40)
   Living alone 77 (5)
   Low education (primary only or illiterate) 820 (52)
   Main lifetime occupation type  
Manual work 850 (54)
None reported 162 (10)
Medical history  
   History of hypertension 1033 (66)
   History of diabetes mellitus 122 (8)
   History of hyperlipidaemia 143 (9)
   Prior stroke 355 (23)
   Prior coronary artery disease 150 (10)
   Current smoker 399 (25)
   Regular alcohol consumption§ 411 (26)
   Overweight|| 637 (41)
Medication history (within one month of stroke onset)  
   Antihypertensive 730 (46)
   Antiplatelet 215 (14)
   Warfarin 2 (0.1)
   Lipid lowering 36 (2)
   Hypoglycaemic 88 (6)
Clinical features  
   Time from symptom onset to hospital presentation  
Median (IQR), hours 3.5 (1.3,17.0)
<6 hours 922 (59)
Unknown 29 (2)
   Transported to hospital by ambulance 663 (42)
   Poor GCS score on admission# 360 (23)
   Clinical classification - TACS** 290 (18)
  1. *Values are reported as mean ± SD, median (IQR), or number (percentage) of subjects
  2. Manual work includes construction, farming/forestry/fishing and related, installation and related, manufacture and production, transportation and driver occupations
  3. Coronary artery disease includes prior heart attack or angina
  4. §Within the 3 months prior to stroke onset
  5. ||Defined as body mass index ≥24; percentage based on non-missing values, 1 missing value overall
  6. #GCS - Glasgow Coma Scale, poor score ≤8 in range 3 (low) to 15 (high, normal); percentage based on non-missing values, 64 missing values overall
  7. **Oxfordshire Community Stroke Project Clinical Classification where TACS is Total Anterior Cerebral Syndrome