Table 1: Patient demographics and cardiovascular risk variables.

ROBO-FESROBOControl *

Number393530
Age (mean, SD)61.0, 9.3359.0, 8.0957.0, 8.260.86
Gender (number of females)1816141.0
NIHSS at enrollment13.412.413.00.88
Hypertension (%)3026280.86
Cardiac arrhythmia (%)178190.38
DM II (%)7860.96
Smoking (%)2018150.88
Obesity (BMI > 30) (%)1520190.84

of between-group differences in the means of the variables.