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Research Article

The Course of Fatigue during the First 18 Months after First-Ever Stroke: A Longitudinal Study

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of the sample at baseline.

Sociodemographic variablesTotal sample
N = 95
Men
n = 56
Women
n = 39
StatisticsP

Age, years, mean (SD)67.8 (13.0)66.0 (12.79)70.41 (13.0)t = 1.640.10
χ 2
Level of formal education4.780.04
 <11 years69 (72.6)36 (86.4)33 (84.6)
 ≥11 years26 (27.4)20 (35.7)6 (15.4)
In paired relationship (yes)65 (68.4)43 (76.8)22 (56.4)4.420.05
Work status1.880.23
 Working24 (25.3)17 (30.4)7 (17.9)
 Not working71 (74.7)39 (69.6)32 (62.1)
Social class 17.420.97
 High (class I)17 (18.7)13 (24.1)4 (10.8)<0.001
 Middle (class II)13 (14.3)1 (1.9)12 (32.4)
 Low (class III)61 (67.0)40 (74.1)21 (56.8)

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