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Table 1 Characteristics of control subjects and ischemic stroke (IS) cases

From: Variations in apolipoprotein D and sigma non-opioid intracellular receptor 1 genes with relation to risk, severity and outcome of ischemic stroke

  LSR SAHLSIS Combined
  Controls (N = 929) IS cases (N = 2241) Controls (N = 666) IS cases (N = 840) Controls (N = 1595) IS cases (N = 3081)
Age, Median (min, max) 76 (17, 96) 76 (18, 102) 58 (18, 70) 58 (18, 69) 66 (17, 96) 69 (18, 102)
Male sex, Number (%) 529 (57) 1169 (52) 391 (59) 550 (66) 920 (58) 1719 (56)
Diabetes mellitus, n 925 2139 664 840 1589 2979
Number (%) 69 (8) 550 (26) 33 (5) 153 (18) 102 (6) 703 (24)
Hypertension, n 925 2183 665 829 1590 3012
Number (%) 438 (47) 1479 (68) 230 (35) 485 (58) 668 (42) 1964 (65)
Current smoking, n 927 2193 666 836 1593 3029
Number (%) 92 (10) 423 (19) 131 (20) 323 (39) 223 (14) 746 (25)
NIHSS at stroke onset, n -- 1983 -- 581 -- 2564
0-7, Number (%) -- 1482 (75) -- 448 (77) -- 1930 (75)
8–15, Number (%) -- 338 (17) -- 92 (16) -- 430 (17)
16- , Number (%) -- 163 (8) -- 41 (7) -- 204 (7)
mRS at 3 months, n -- 1157 -- 565 -- 1722
0–2, Number (%) -- 625 (54) -- 435 (77) -- 1060 (62)
3, Number (%) -- 196 (17) -- 80 (14) -- 276 (16)
4, Number (%) -- 111 (10) -- 41 (7) -- 152 (9)
5, Number (%) -- 92 (8) -- 2 (<1) -- 94 (5)
Deceased, Number (%) -- 133 (12) -- 7 (1) -- 140 (8)
  1. LSR = Lund Stroke Register, SAHLSIS = the Sahlgenska Academy Study on Ischaemic Stroke, mRS = modified Rankin Scale, NIHSS = NIH stroke scale, N = gross sample size, n = net sample size after removal of missing values. All percentages are based on net sample sizes.