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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the 31 patients

From: Association between total-Tau and brain atrophy one year after first-ever stroke

Demographics Baseline Follow-up
Male, n 19 (61%)  
Mean age + −SD, years 70.2 (SD 11.7)
  < 9 years of education 5 (16%)  
Stroke subtype
 Cerebral infarction 29 (94%)  
 TIA 2 (6%)  
Risk factors, n
 Hypertension 20 (65%)  
 Hyperlipideamia 23 (74%)  
 Diabetes 6 (19%)  
 Current smoking 7 (23%)  
 Atrial fibrillation 3 (10%)  
 BMI 18 (58%)  
TOAST classification, n
 Large-vessel disease 2 (7%)  
 Cardio-embolic disease 2 (6%)  
 Small vessel disease 17 (55%)  
 Stroke of undetermined aetiology 10 (32%)  
OCSP classification, n
 TACI 0  
 PACI 13 (42%)  
 LACI 15 (48%)  
 POCI 3 (10%)  
Assessments
 NIHSS, day 1, mean (IQR) 3.06 (1.0-4.0) 0.58 (0.0-1.0)
 BI, mean(IQR) 18.5 (19.5-20.0) 19.48 (20.0-20.0)
 mRS, mean (IQR) 1.35 (0.0-3.0) 1.06 (1.0-1.0)
 Total TAU, mean (IQR)   363 (227–382)
 Apoɛ4 9 (29%)  
 TMT A (seconds) (SD) 86.0 (±97.0) 61.6 (±48.4)
 MMSE (points) (SD) 26.0 (±3.8) 26.7 (±3.9)
 10 word test (words) 20.1 (±6.8) 24.5 (±6.1)
 Ventricular volume (mm^3)(SD) 60,796 (±17,339) 60,334 (±25,118)
 Global brain volume(mm^3) (SD) 1,404,660 (±63,160) 1,368,194 (±142,856)
  1. TIA = Transient Ischemic Attack; Hyperlipidemia = total cholesterol >5 mmol/l or LDL-cholesterol >3 mmol/l; LDL = Low Density Lipoprotein; BMI = body mass index; TOAST = The Trial of Org 10,172 in Acute Stroke Treatment classification; OCSP = Oxfordshire Community Stroke Project classification; TACI = Total Anterior Circulation Infarction; PACI = Partial Anterior Circulation Infarction; LACI = Lacunar Circulation Infarction; POCI = Posterior Circulation Infarction; NIHSS = National Institute of Health Stroke Scale; IQR = Interquartile range; BI = Barthel Activities of Daily Living Index; mRs = modified Rankin scale; Apoɛ4 = apo lipoprotein E allel 4; TMT A = trail making test A; SD = standard deviation); MMSE = mini metal test examination