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Table 2 Baseline characteristics

From: Early intervention to promote oral feeding in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage: a retrospective cohort study

  Control n = 90 Early intervention n = 129 P value
Demographics    
   Age, years (SD) 68.0 (12.7) 69.2 (11.7) 0.646
   Female, n (%) 40 (44.4) 51 (39.5) 0.468
Severity, n (%)    
   GCS 13-15 51 (56.7) 86 (66.7)  
   GCS 9-12 20 (22.2) 28 (21.7)  
   GCS 3-8 19 (22.2) 15 (11.6) 0.141
Hematoma location, n (%)    
   Supratentorial 68 (75.6) 109 (84.5) 0.098
Side of hematoma, n (%)    
   Right 30/68(44.1) 48/109 (44.0) 0.992
Hematoma volume, ml (SD)    
   Supratentorial 33.0 (29.5) 26.4 (28.8) 0.147
   Infratentorial 14.5 (14.0) 13.2 (10.6) 0.739
Major comorbid illness, n (%)    
   History of stroke 22 (24.4) 33 (25.6) 0.849
   CKD with HD 5 (5.6) 9 (7.0) 0.672
   Dementia 4 (4.4) 7 (5.4) 1.000
   History of chest disease 1 (1.1) 6 (4.7) 0.141
   Current smoke 17 (18.9) 34 (26.4) 0.198
Surgical procedure, n (%)    
   Total 41 (45.6) 33 (25.6) 0.002
Trepanation 15 (16.7) 8 (6.2) 0.013
Craniotomy 26 (28.9) 25 (19.4) 0.101
  1. Data are given as n (%) or mean (SD). Chest disease includes pneumonia, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, asthma and lung tumor.
  2. Abbreviations: GCS, Glasgow Coma Scale; CKD, chronic kidney disease; HD, hemodialysis.