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Table 2 General access to VER, time from admission to first therapy session and average number of therapy sessions

From: Access, timing and frequency of very early stroke rehabilitation – insights from the Baden-Wuerttemberg stroke registry

  IS (N = 99.753) ICH (N = 8.824)
Variable physical therapy, % occupational therapy, % speech therapy, % physical therapy, % occupational therapy, % speech therapy, %
No 10 37 30 13 43 35
Yes 90 63 70 87 57 65
  < =24 h 87 - - 82 - -
 24–48 h 9 - - 13 - -
  < =48 h - 91 93 - 89 90
  > 48 h 4 9 7 5 11 10
Units       
 median (IQR) 5 (4, 6) 5 (3, 5) 5 (2, 5) 5 (5, 6) 5 (3, 5) 5 (3, 5)
 mean (SD) 4.9 (1.8) 4.2 (1.8) 4.0 (1.9) 5.2 (1.8) 4.4 (1.8) 4.2 (1.8)
  1. Information on units are given only for those patients being attended by a therapist. Numbers of units are reported for the first 7 days of hospital stay. In case the patient was hospitalized for less than 7 days an extrapolated and rounded 7 day-frequency was reported