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Table 1 The participants characteristics at stroke onset and at five years post-stroke (n = 281)

From: Experienced pain after stroke: a cross-sectional 5-year follow-up study

Demographics
 Age at time of stroke onset, mean (SD)65.4 (13.5)
 Sex, n (%)
  Male171 (60.9)
  Female110 (39.1)
 Stroke type, n (%)
  IS218 (77.6)
  ICH36 (12.8)
  SAH27 (9.6)
 NIHSS at stroke onset, n (%), n = 230
  Very mild (0–2)144 (62.6)
  Mild (3–4)25 (10.9)
  Moderate (5–15)46 (20.0)
  Severe (16–46)15 (6.5)
  Median (min-max)1 (0–24)
 H&H, n (%), n = 27
  Grade 14 (14.8)
  Grade 214 (51.9)
  Grade 32 (7.4)
  Grade 44 (14.8)
  Grade 51 (3.7)
  Unknown2 (7.4)
 Comorbidity, n (%), n = 276
  Musculoskeletal disorder36 (13.0)
  Pain-related disorders76 (27.5)
Characteristics five years post-stroke
 Do you receive help with eating/drinking? n (%) n = 277
  Yes4 (1.4)
 Do you receive help going to the bathroom? n (%) n = 279
  Yes15 (5.4)
 Do you receive help getting dressed? n (%), n = 278
  Yes19 (6.8)
 Do you receive help with grocery shopping? n (%), n = 279
  Yes73 (26.2)
 Do you receive help with cleaning? n (%), n = 279
  Yes117 (41.9)
 What is your level of mobility? n (%), n = 279
  Intact mobility250 (89.6)
  Restricted mobility29 (10.4)
 Do you feel depressed? n (%), n = 270
  Experiencing depression38 (14.1)
  Not experiencing depression232 (85.9)
 Do you feel pain? n (%), n = 271
  Experiencing more pain42 (15.5)
  Experiencing less pain229 (84.5)
 Self-perceived recovery post-stroke (SIS), median (min-max), n = 26180 (0–100)
 Self-perceived health status post-stroke (EQ VAS), median (min-max), n = 25480 (10–100)
  1. Abbreviations: IS Ischaemic stroke, ICH Intracerebral haemorrhage, SAH Subarachnoid haemorrhage, NHISS National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale, H&H Hunt and Hess, SIS Stroke Impact Scale, EQ-VAS EuroQol Quality of life scale- Visual analogue scale