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Table 1 Socio-Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of acute stroke patients admitted to Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

From: The frequency and impact of admission hyperglycemia on short term outcome of acute stroke patients admitted to Tikur Anbessa Specialized hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

VariablesNumberPercentage (%)
 Age (mean + SD), years55.5 + 15.3 
Age groups
 <  65 years6765.0
>  65 years3635.0
Marital status
Educational status
 Elementary school3937.8
 High school1312.6
 College and above109.7
 Government employee1514.5
Type of stroke
 Ischemic stroke5250.5
 Hemorrhagic stroke5149.5
Diabetes mellitus (DM)
 No DM diagnosis9289.3
 Previously diagnosed DM87.8
 Newly diagnosed DM32.9
Admission NIHSS score
 NIHSS ≤146260.2
 NIHSS > 144139.8
 mRS score at 30th day
 mRS < 32726.2
 mRS ≥37673.8