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Table 1 Sociodemographic and stroke characteristics of the participants and non-responders

From: Can the health related quality of life measure QOLIBRI- overall scale (OS) be of use after stroke? A validation study

  Participants
N = 125
Non-responders
N = 36
P-values
Age at time of stroke, Mean (SD) 70.5 (13.1) 75 (13.6) < 0.05
Gender, n (%)
 Female 48 (38) 16 (44)  
 Male 77 (62) 20 (56) 0.34
Stroke subtype, n (%)
 Ischaemic 113 (90) 31 (86)  
 Haemorrhagic 12 (10) 5 (14) 0.33
Marital status at time of stroke, n (%)
 Married/cohabitant 80 (64) 16 (45)  
 Widowed/single 45 (36) 20 (55) < 0.05
Education, time of stroke, n (%)
 ≤ 10 years (y) 60 (48)  
 > 10 62 (50)
 Unknown 3 (2)  
Living conditions at 3 months, n (%)
 Home, without assistance 92 (73) 12 (33)  
 Home, with assistance 23 (19) 14 (39) < 0.01a
 Institution/residence for the elderly 10 (8) 10 (28)  
Work status at 3 months, n (%)
 Student/Unemployed/Working fulltime or part-time 23 (18) 3 (8) 0.77
 Retired/ Sick-leave 102 (82) 33 (92)  
MRS at 3 months, n (%)
 0–1 no symptoms or significant disability 84 (67) 15 (42)  
 2–3 slight or moderate disability 33 (26) 16 (44)  
 4–5 severe disability 8 (7) 7 (14) < 0.05b
  1. aSignificantly more responders than non-responders lived at home without assistance vs. at home with assistance/in institution at 3 months after stroke
  2. bWilcoxon signed rank test