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.

VariableN%

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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