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Table 1 Characteristics of the study patients

From: Early mortality and functional outcome after acute stroke in Uganda: prospective study with 30 day follow-up

Characteristics All participants n (%) Ischemic stroke participants n (%) Hemorrhagic stroke participants n (%)
Sex
 Male 59 (46.5) 40 (45.5) 19 (48.7)
 Female 68 (53.5) 48 (54.5) 20 (51.3)
Age group (years)
 <51 38 (29.9) 28 (31.8) 10 (29.3)
 51–60 26 (20.5) 14 (15.9) 12 (30.8)
 61–70 26 (20.5) 20 (22.7) 6 (15.4)
 ≥71 37 (29.1) 26 (29.6) 11(28.2)
Median age (IQR) 60 (49–75) 62 (49–74.5) 60 (50–75)
Religion
 Catholic 42 (33.1) 29 (32.9) 13 (33.3)
 Protestant 48 (37.8) 33 (37.5) 15 (38.5)
 Islam 29 (22.8) 21 (23.9) 8 (20.5)
 Other 8 (6.3) 5 (5.7) 3 (7.7)
Highest level of education
 Never attended school 11 (8.7) 7 (7.9) 4 (10.3)
 Primary 60 (47.2) 43 (48.9) 17 (43.6)
 Secondary 38 (29.9) 26 (29.5) 12 (30.8)
 Tertiary 18 (14.2) 12 (13.6) 6 (15.4)
Marital status
 Single 8 (6.3) 5 (5.7) 3 (7.7)
 Separated or divorced 24 (18.9) 17 (19.3) 7 (17.9)
 Widowed 29 (22.8) 19 (21.6) 10 (25.6)
 Married 66 (52.0) 47 (53.4) 19 (48.7)
Employment level
 Un-employed 69 (54.3) 48 (54.5) 21 (53.8)
 Casual employment 44 (34.7) 28 (31.8) 16 (41.0)
 Professional employment 14 (11.0) 12 (13.6) 2 (5.1)
HIV status
 Negative 121 (95.3) 85 (96.6) 36 (92.3)
 Positive 6 (4.7) 3 (3.4) 3 (7.7)