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Research Article

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

Table 2

Clinical characteristics at baseline of the study sample (N = 95).

Clinical variablesMean (SD)

SF-36—Physical function (1–100)61.8 (31.5)
ADL-P (Barthel Index) (1–20) ( )17.9 (3.9)
Depression (BDI-II sum score) ( )9.4 (7.4)
Body mass index ( )26.5 (5.2)
Stroke characteristics
 Stroke type
 Infarct74 (77.9)
 Haemorrhage7 (7.4)
 Unknown14 (14.7)
 Location (n = 72)
 Right32 (33.7)
 Left26 (27.4)
 Bilateral14 (14.7)
Comorbidity (past or present)
 Prestroke fatigue26 (27.4)
 Endocrine21 (22.1)
 Circulatory55 (57.9)
 Respiratory12 (12.6)
 Digestive9 (9.5)
 Muscular18 (18.9)
 Other disease38 (40.0)

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