Stroke Research and Treatment / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Thrombin Generation in Acute Ischaemic Stroke

Table 2

Baseline characteristics in ischaemic stroke subgroup.

CategoryNoncardioembolic ()Cardioembolic () value

Age, mean (SD)0.75
Male, (%)73 (57.5)18 (46.2)0.84
Ethnicity
 Caucasians, (%)80 (78.4)29 (74.4)0.18
 African-Caribbean, (%)32 (31.4)10 (25.6)0.20
Risk factors
 Diabetes mellitus, (%)27 (31.3)6 (15.4)0.06
 Hypertension, (%)66 (64.7)19 (48.7)0.006
 Smoking, (%)20 (19.6)6 (15.4)0.20
 Dyslipidaemia, (%)23 (22.5)16 (41.0)0.004
 Ischaemic heart disease, (%)23 (22.5)13 (33.3)0.02
 Peripheral vascular disease, (%)3 (2.9)1 (2.5)0.4
Prestroke medications
 Antiplatelets, (%)5 (4.9)2 (5.1)0.31
 Statins, (%)19 (18.6)10 (25.6)0.16
 Antihypertensives, (%)17 (16.7)29 (74.4)0.06
rtPA, (%)35 (34.3)12 (30.8)0.23
Body mass Index (kg/m2)
 BMI-mean (SD), (%)0.63
Stroke severity
 NIHSS- mean (SD)0.07

We are committed to sharing findings related to COVID-19 as quickly and safely as possible. Any author submitting a COVID-19 paper should notify us at help@hindawi.com to ensure their research is fast-tracked and made available on a preprint server as soon as possible. We will be providing unlimited waivers of publication charges for accepted articles related to COVID-19. Sign up here as a reviewer to help fast-track new submissions.