Table 2: Baseline characteristics; mean (SD) or number (%).

Variables

Total number of participants9,147
Age (years) 69.2 (12.5)
Sex, male (%)4957 (54.2)
Risk factors (%)
 Atrial fibrillation24.7
 Diabetes22.0
 Hypertension68.5
 Previous MI14.0
 Previous stroke/TIA28.3
Left hemispheric strokes (%)49.0
NIHSS score (/42)13.1 (5.8)
Cog-41 [0–6]
Stroke type (%)
 Ischaemic stroke90.8
 Primary intracerebral haemorrhage9.2
Stroke syndrome ( ) (%)
 Total anterior circulation42.3
 Partial anterior circulation40.6
 Lacunar13.5
 Posterior circulation3.6