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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with and without UDS

From: Intracerebral hemorrhage: who gets tested for methamphetamine use and why might it matter?

Variables UDS
(n = 355)
No UDS
(n = 237)
p
Age 60 ± 16 66 ± 15 < 0.001
Male 222 (62.5) 119 (50.2) 0.003
Race
 White 150 (42.3) 99 (41.8) 0.907
 Hispanic 112 (31.5) 65 (27.4) 0.283
 African American 13 (3.7) 15 (6.3) 0.134
 Asian 80 (22.5) 60 (25.3) 0.435
Hypertension 244 (68.7) 161 (67.9) 0.837
Diabetes 85 (23.9) 76 (32.1) 0.030
Hyperlipidemia 66 (18.6) 52 (21.9) 0.318
Coronary Artery Disease 33 (9.3) 31 (13.1) 0.146
Anticoagulant use 25 (7.0) 33 (13.9) 0.016
Smoking 69 (19.4) 28 (11.8) 0.014
History of Meth use 29 (8.2) 2 (0.8) < 0.001
Heart rate 87 ± 19 86 ± 21 0.501
Systolic blood pressure, (mmHg) 181 ± 41 174 ± 37 0.033
Diastolic blood pressure, (mmHg) 100 ± 24 91 ± 21 < 0.001
NIHSS 12 (5, 25) 11 (2, 24) 0.165
 NIHSS 0–4 81 (22.8) 87 (36.7) < 0.001
 NIHSS 5–9 68 (19.2) 21 (8.9) 0.001
 NIHSS > 9 206 (58.0) 129 (54.4) 0.398
GCS 13 (6, 15) 13 (6, 15) 0.899
 GCS < 9 115 (32.4) 77 (32.5) 0.981
ICH location    0.654
 Hypertensivea 212 (59.7) 136 (57.4)  
 Atypical 135 (38.0) 93 (39.2)  
 Multifocal 8 (2.3) 8 (3.4)  
IVH 173 (48.7) 122 (51.5) 0.513
ICH score 1 (0, 3) 2 (1, 3) 0.503
EVD 87 (24.5) 39 (16.5) 0.019
Intubation 158 (44.5) 101 (42.6) 0.650
  1. Data are n (%), mean ± SD, or median (interquartile range)
  2. aHypertensive ICH locations included basal ganglia, thalamus, cerebellum or brainstem. Any other locations, including cortical or lobar hemorrahge, were considered atypical [15]
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