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Table 1 Characteristics of the young individuals with stroke including stroke related medical factors and personal factors (n = 150)

From: Young individuals with stroke: a cross sectional study of long-term disability associated with self-rated global health

  n %
Age: median 59 years (IQRa 54-62;); mean 57 years (SDb 6); range 32-64 - -
Women 50 33
Infarction/hemorrhage/not specified 120/26/4 80/17/3
Hemisphere: left/right/not specified 77/63/10 51/42/7
Stroke severity: mild/moderate/severe 119/19/12 79/13/8
Hypertension 69 46
Hypercholesterolemia 27 18
Previous stroke 26 17
Diabetes mellitus 21 14
Cardiac arrhythmia e12 8
6 yearsc 19 13
5 yearsc 18 12
4 yearsc 15 10
3 yearsc 23 15
2 yearsc 22 14
1 yearc 32 21
3 months to 1 yearc 21 15
University level education 53 35
Smoking 49 33
Low level of physical activity d 38 25
  1. aInter quartile range, bStandard deviation cYears since stroke onset d ≤ 1 hour of moderately strenuous activities/week.