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Table 1 Epidemiological and clinical variables and stroke subtypes of the study collective.

From: Do nasogastric tubes worsen dysphagia in patients with acute stroke?

  First Study
N = 100
Second Study
N = 25
Age (yr) 69.2 (13.1) 73.1 (13.9)
NIH-SS 12.1 (5.3) 12.3 (5.3)
Ischemic stroke (%) 84 84
   - ACI 60 72
   - PCI 20 4
   - combined 4 8
Hemorrhagic stroke 16 16
   - Hemispheric 11 16
   - Brainstem 5 0
  1. Where appropriate, means (standard deviations) are given. Yr = years, NIH-SS = National Institute of Health Stroke Scale, ACI = anterior circulation infarction, PCI = posterior circulation infarction