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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the stroke and control participants by geographical population

From: Pooling data from different populations: should there be regional differences in cerebral haemodynamics?

Variables Stroke Controls
LEI (n = 25) SP (n = 25) LEI (n = 25) SP (n = 25)
Age, years 60.6 (15.8) 62.4 (11.8) 61.1 (9.9) 60.7 (10.0)
aNIHSS 11.5 (6.6) 14.3 (5.9) NA NA
Sex, n (%)
 Female 10 (40) 12 (48) 10 (40) 11 (44)
 Male 15 (60) 13 (52) 15 (60) 14 (56)
Ethnicity, n (%)
 Caucasian 20 (80) 15 (60) 23 (92) 22 (88)
 African 4 (16) 9 (36)* 2 (8) 3 (12)
 Natives 0 1(4) 0 0
 Asian 1(4) 0 0 0
Diabetes, n (%) 2 (8) 4 (16) 0 0
Hypertension, n (%) 6 (24) 10 (40) 2 (8) 0
Dyslipidemia, n (%) 0 4 (16)* 0 0
ICA stenosis, n (%) 4 (16)* 0 0 0
HIV, n (%) 1 (4) 0 0 0
AF, n (%) 0 6 (24)* 0 0
Cardiomyopathy, n (%) 0 3 (12)* 0 0
  1. Data are mean (standard deviation) or n (%)
  2. LEI Leicester, UK SP, Sao Paulo, Brazil, aNIHSS admission National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale, ICA internal carotid artery, HIV human immunodeficiency virus, AF atrial fibrillation
  3. *p < 0.02 for comparisons between LEI and SP