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Table 1 Disability weights for stroke at each disability level, South Africa

From: Disease burden of stroke in rural South Africa: an estimate of incidence, mortality and disability adjusted life years

GBD 2010 stroke sequale Definition of score % of stroke population in SA (Hoffman et al. 2000 [26]) Disability weight associated with score (95% CI)
0 No symptoms 2 0
1 long-term consequences, mild 40 0.021 (0.011-0.037)
2 long-term consequences, moderate 23 0.076 (0.050-0.110)
3 long-term consequences, moderate plus cognition problems 12 0.312 (0.363-0.705)
4 long-term consequences, severe 15 0.539 (0.363-0.705)
5 long-term consequences, severe plus cognition problems 8 0.567 (0.394-0.738)
  1. Weighted average disability weight across all disability levels: 0.18.