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Table 1 Patient characteristics among adult stroke patients admitted to stroke unit of JUMC from March 10–July 10, 2017

From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Risk factors, clinical presentations and predictors of stroke among adult patients admitted to stroke unit of Jimma university medical center, south west Ethiopia: prospective observational study

Patient characteristicsTotal patients (n = 116)Ischemic stroke (n = 60)Hemorrhagic stroke (n = 56)
Age (years)<  4526 (22.4%)10 (16.7%)16 (28.6%)
45–6565 (56.0%)34 (56.7%)31 (55.4%)
> 6525 (21.6%)16 (26.7%)9 (16.1%)
SexMale73 (62.9%)38 (63.3%35 (62.5%
Female43 (37.1%)22 (36.7%)21(37.5%)
ResidenceRural84 (72.4%)43 (71.7%)41 (73.2%)
Urban32 (27.6%17 (28.3%)15 (26.8%)
Marital statusMarried104 (89.7%)54 (90.0%)50 (89.3%)
Widow11 (9.5%)5 (8.3%)6 (10.7%)
Divorced1 (0.9%)1 (1.7%)0 (0%)
ReligionMuslim71 (61.2%)40 (66.7%)31 (55.4%
Orthodox35(30.2%)15 (25.0%)20 (35.7%)
Protestant9 (7.8%)4 (6.7%)5 (8.9%)
Traditional belief1(0.9%)1 (1.7%)0 (0%)
Education statusUnable to read and write42 (36.2%)20 (33.3%)22 (39.3%)
Able to read and write, informal education49 (42.2%)28 (46.7%)21 (37.5%)
Elementary school (1–8)17 (14.7%)10 (16.7%)7 (12.5%)
Secondary school (9–12)3 (2.6%)1 (1.7%)2 (3.6%)
College/university or above5 (4.3%)1 (1.7%)4 (7.1%)
Occupational status (over the last 1 year)Agriculture / farmer44 (37.9%)27 (45.0%)17(30.4%)
Homemaker/ housewives41 (35.3%20 (33.3%)21 (37.5%)
Merchant11 (9.5%)7 (11.7)4 (7.1%)
Retired6 (5.2%2 (3.3%)4 (7.1%)
Government employee5 (4.3%)1 (1.7%)4 (7.1%)
Other own business work5 (4.3%)2 (3.3%)3 (5.4%)
Skilled/unskilled manual labor/ daily worker4 (3.4%)1 (1.7%)3 (5.4%)
Body mass index (BMI) (kg/m2)Mean + standard deviation21.2 ± 3.421.4 ± 3.721.1 ± 3.0
< 18.5 (underweight)24 (20.7%13 (21.7%)11 (19.6%)
18.6–24.9 (normal)74 (63.8%)34 (56.7%)40 (71.4%)
25.0–29.9 (overweight)18 (15.5%)13 (21.7%)5 (8.9%)
Living situation of the patients during pre-strokeIndependent at home99 (85.3%)47 (78.3%)52 (92.9%)
Dependent at home14 (12.1%)10 (16.7%)4 (7.1%)
Hospital/ health center3 (2.6%)3 (5.0%)0 (0%)
Feeding habitsMixed diet95 (81.9%)47 (78.3%)48 (85.7%)
Non vegetarian15 (12.9%)10 (16.7%)5(8.9%)
Vegetarian6 (5.2%)3 (5.0%3 (5.4%)