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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics of the Patients (n = 243*)

From: Hospital readmission within 10 years post stroke: frequency, type and timing

Characteristics N %
Female sex 137 56
Age, Mean (SD) 76.5 (9.8)  
Risk Factors
 Hypertension 93 38
 Previous stroke 47 19
 Atrial fibrillation 46 19
 Diabetes mellitus 30 12
 Prev. myocardial infarction 35 14
 Smoking 48 20
 TIA 24 10
Diagnosis
 Ischemic stroke 218 90
 Hemorrhagic stroke 25 10
  1. *One patient could not be re-identified from the cohort of 244 and was, therefore, lost to follow up