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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of stroke and TIA cohorts

From: Depression and anxiety symptoms post-stroke/TIA: prevalence and associations in cross-sectional data from a regional stroke registry

  Cohort P-value
Stroke TIA
(n = 4,079) (n = 1,247)
Male 2,323 (57.0) 643 (51.6) <0.001
Age; median (IQR) 70.3 (11.3) 70.7 (10.9) 0.178
Caucasian 3,819 (93.6) 1,167 (93.6) 0.524
Socioeconomic deprivation      0.024
SIMD I (most deprived) 1,610 (39.5) 550 (44.1)
SIMD II 767 (18.8) 200 (16.0)
SIMD III 483 (11.8) 145 (11.6)
SIMD IV 447 (11.0) 141 (11.3)
SIMD V (least deprived) 715 (17.5) 195 (15.6)
Alcohol intake excessive 200 (4.9) 50 (4.0) 0.192
Current smoker 920 (22.6) 306 (24.5) 0.145
Co-morbidities      
Ischaemic heart disease 784 (19.2) 310 (24.9) <0.001
Heart failure 263 (6.5) 70 (5.6) 0.287
Diabetes 1,088 (26.7) 262 (21.0) <0.001
COPD 553 (13.6) 192 (24.5) 0.101
HADS; median (IQR)      
HADS-anxiety 4 (5) 5 (5) 0.469
HADS-depression 4 (4) 4 (5) 0.008
  1. Significant values after Bonferroni correction (P < 0.005) in bold. SIMD: Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation-described as quintiles. IQR: inter-quartile range.