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Research Article

Fatigue after Stroke: The Patient's Perspective

Table 1

Characteristics of participants.

CharacteristicParticipants

Age (mean ± SD)72.3 ± 11.5
Gender (% Female)11 (73%)
Stroke Severity (NIHSS) (mean ± SD)3.9 ± 3.5
Fatigue Assessment score (mean ± SD)24.8 ± 6.5
Time since stroke in weeks (mean ± SD)13.4 ± 9.4

Localization (%)
 Right hemisphere7 (47%)
 Left hemisphere6 (40%)
 Other2 (13%)

OCSP syndrome type (%)
 Posterior circulation3 (20%)
 Total anterior circulation5 (33%)
 Partial anterior circulation6 (40%)
 Lacunar syndrome 1 (7%)

Pathological subtype
Ischaemic 14 (93%)
Haemorrhagic 1 (7%)

Comorbid conditions (%)
 Hypertension9 (60%)
 Diabetes3 (20%)
 Previous stroke 1 (7%)
 Arthritis 1 (7%)
 Thyroid disease 2 (13%)

Medications (%)
β-blockers3 (20%)
 Antiplatelets10 (67%)
 Statins12 (80%)
 Antihypertensives9 (60%)

Mobility (%)
 Walking73
 Nonwalking26

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