Behavioural Neurology / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Central Poststroke Pain: Its Profile among Stroke Survivors in Kano, Nigeria

Table 1

Summary of the demographic characteristics and pain scores of participants diagnosed with CPSP.


Patients diagnosed with CPSP6 out of 1205
Male with CPSP4 out of 577
Female with CPSP2 out of 633.2
Mean age59.3 ± 9.4
Mean period of onset of stroke11 ± 5.7 months
Mean period of pain onset4.2 ± 4.3 months
Mean VAS score6.2 ± 1.2
Average DN4 scores5.5 ± 1.0
Average LANNS scores16.2 ± 2.1

N: frequency; %: percentage; DN4: douleur neuropathique 4 questions; LANSS: Leeds assessment of neuropathic symptoms and signs.

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