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Table 1 Comparison between patients who could go home or not

From: Potential factors, including activities of daily living, influencing home discharge for patients with putaminal haemorrhage

  Home n = 71 Others n = 18 p value
Age, years old 61 (29–82) 68.5 (36–88) 0.0534
Gender, n, male/female 47/24 11/7 0.6876
Lesion side, n, Right/Left 38/33 10/8 0.8770
Haematoma volume (mL)* 17.5 (4.7–122.5) 40.1 (5–109.6) 0.0447
Duration from onset to admission (days) 26 (7–124) 36 (10–58) 0.1085
Canadian Neurological Scale (/11.5)*** 6.5 (3–11.5) 3 (1.5–10.5) 0.0009
Mini-Mental State Examination (/30)* 25 (0–30) 18 (9–29) 0.0416
Length of Stay (days)** 74 (5–119) 89.5 (35–168) 0.0027
Functional independence measure score on admission (/126)*** 64 (20–126) 30.5 (18–65) <0.0001
Functional independence measure motor score on admission (/91)*** 41 (13–91) 17.5 (13–40) <0.0001
Functional independence measure cognitive score on admission (/35)*** 24 (5–35) 12.5 (5–32) 0.0004
Functional independence measure score at discharge (/126)*** 105 (45–126) 56.5 (18–105) <0.0001
Functional independence measure motor score at discharge (/91)*** 74 (29–91) 41 (13–72) <0.0001
Functional independence measure cognitive score at discharge (/35)*** 30 (8–35) 14.5 (5–33) <0.0001
Nutrition intake, n, Regular food/Dysphagia diet*** 62/9 8/10 0.0002
Number of family members living together 2 (0–5) 1 (0–4) 0.1692
Number of family members during daylight 1 (0–2) 0 (0–2) 0.3819
Family structure before stroke, n, living alone/living together 15/56 6/12 0.2899
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.005, Median (range)