Table 1: Patient characteristics.

130
Age
 Mean (SD)68.3 (13.8)
Gender— (%)
 Male 91 (70.0)
 Female39 (30.0)
First stroke— (%)
 Yes98 (75.4)
 No32 (24.6)
Days post-stroke at observation
 Mean (SD)6.9 (3.4)
Stroke type— (%)
 Infarct112 (86.2)
 Haemorrhage18 (13.8)
NIHSS— (%)
 Mean (SD)10.3 (7.6)
OCSP infarct classification— (%)
 TACI39 (30.0)
 PACI29 (22.3)
 POCI11 (8.5)
 LACI33 (25.4)
Side of lesion— (%)
 Left57 (43.8)
 Right65 (50.0)
 Brainstem5 (3.8)
 None evident/unknown3 (2.3)
Premorbid MRS— (%)
 Independent (0–2)114 (87.7)
 Dependent (>2)16 (12.3)
Prestroke accommodation— (%)
 Home alone42 (32.3)
 Home with someone83 (63.8)
 Residential care3 (2.3)
 Other2 (1.5)
Pre-stroke mobility— (%)
 Independent no aids120 (92.3)
 Independent with aid10 (7.7)
MSAS gait score at observation— (%)
 Independent (=6)44 (33.8)
 Not independent (<6)86 (66.2)

NIHSS: National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale; OCSP: Oxfordshire Community Stroke Project; TACI: total anterior circulation infarct; PACI: partial anterior circulation infarct; POCI: posterior circulation infarct; LACI: lacunar infarct; MRS: modified Rankin Score; MSAS: mobility scale for acute stroke patients.