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Table 1 Characteristics of stroke patients

From: 5-year survival and rehospitalization due to stroke recurrence among patients with hemorrhagic or ischemic strokes in Singapore

Variables   Total (n = 12,559) ICH (n = 2439) IS (n = 9555) SAH (n = 565) p-value
Age (Years) Median 77.4 74.6 78.4 72.0 <0.001
Gender Female (%) 5,778 (46.0) 1,036 (42.5) 4,421 (46.3) 321 (56.8) <0.001
Male (%) 6,780 (54.0) 1,403 (57.5) 5,133 (53.7) 244 (43.2)
Ethnic group Chinese (%) 10,202 (81.2) 2,000 (82.0) 7,750 (81.1) 452 (80) <0.001
Malay (%) 1,326 (10.6) 283 (11.6) 975 (10.2) 68 (12)
Indian (%) 695 (5.5) 88 (3.6) 583 (6.1) 24 (4.2)
Others (%) 335 (2.7) 68 (2.8) 246 (2.6) 21 (3.7)
Admitting Year 2000 2649 (21.1) 583 (23.9) 1946 (20.4) 120 (21.2) <0.001
2001 2702 (21.5) 493 (20.2) 2089 (21.9) 120 (21.2)
2002 2750 (21.9) 529 (21.7) 2112 (22.1) 109 (19.3)
2003 2050 (16.3) 380 (15.6) 1566 (16.4) 104 (18.4)
2004 2408 (19.2) 454 (18.6) 1842 (19.3) 112 (19.8)
Death No (%) 7,320 (58.3) 1,351 (55.4) 5,657 (59.2) 312 (55.2) <0.001
Yes (%) 5,238 (41.7) 1,088 (44.6) 3,897 (40.8) 253 (44.8)
Stroke recurrence No (%) 10,922 (87.0) 2,221 (91.1) 8,163 (85.4) 538 (95.2) <0.001
Yes (%) 1,636 (13.0) 218 (8.9) 1391 (14.6) 27 (4.8)