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Table 3 Immediate causes of in hospital mortality of stroke among adult patients admitted to stroke unit of JUMC from March 10–July 10, 2017

From: Burden, clinical outcomes and predictors of time to in hospital mortality among adult patients admitted to stroke unit of Jimma university medical center: a prospective cohort study

Immediate causes of death for in hospital mortality Total patient (n = 25) Ischemic stroke (n = 7) Hemorrhagic stroke (n = 18)
Increased intracranial pressure (ICP) 17 (68.0%) 2 (28.6%) 15 (83.3%)
Respiratory failure secondary aspiration pneumonia 11 (44.0%) 4 (57.1%) 7 (38.9%)
Stroke itself (primary or other stroke) 3 (12.0%) 1(14.3%) 2 (11.1%)
Ischemic heart disease 2 (8.0%) 1(14.3%) 1(5.6%)
Intracranial hemorrhage 1(4.0%) 0 (0%) 1(5.6%)
Refractory status epilepticus / other Seizure 1(4.0%) 1(14.3%) 0 (0%)
Hypertensive encephalopathy 1(4.0%) 0 (0%) 1(5.6%)
Renal and hepatic diseases 1(4.0%) 0 (0%) 1(5.6%)
Other heart diseases 1(0.9%) 1(14.3%) 0 (0%)