Table 3: The parameters of time from symptom onset to hospital, time from hospital to received rt-PA, and time from onset to received rt-PA were compared between experimental and control groups.

Sample characteristics Experimental group (n=38) Control group (n=38)t-test
NumberPercentage ()NumberPercentage ()

Time from symptom onset to hospital.994

15 - 30 minutes25.2625.26

31 - 60 minutes615.7825.26

61 – 90 minutes37.89718.42

91 - 120 minutes615.781128.94

121 – 150 minutes1231.57615.78

151 – 180 minutes615.78410.52

181 – 210 minutes37.89410.52

Mean standard deviation=119.29SD =49.00=113.00SD =51.10

Time from hospital to treatment.001

0 – 30 minutes13.331642.11

31 – 60 minutes2463.161950

61 – 90 minutes1136.6725.26

91 – 120 minutes25.2612.63

Mean standard deviation=39.02SD=0.68=59.30SD =0.75

Time from symptom onset to treatment.013

61 – 90 minutes25.2625.26

91 – 120 minutes615.7937.89

121 – 150 minutes513.16410.53

151 - 180 minutes1436.841334.21

181 - 240 minutes923.681026.32

241- 270 minutes25.26615.79

Mean standard deviation=162.79SD=16=179SD=16.5