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Table 2 Description of study population at time of stroke. Stroke-related discharge diagnoses, co-morbidity and other conditions of interest in the study population at time of stroke.

From: Self-rated health, symptoms of depression and general symptoms at 3 and 12 months after a first-ever stroke: a municipality-based study in Sweden

  Men n = 69 Women n = 76 All n = 145
DISCHARGE DIAGNOSES    
Ischaemic stroke 57 (83%) 56 (74%) 113 (78%)
Haemorrhagic stroke 3 (4%) 6 (8%) 9 (6%)
Non-specified stroke 9 (13%) 14 (18%) 23 (16%)
CO-MORBIDITY    
Hypertension 42 (61%) 34 (45%) 76 (52%)
Angina pectoris 13 (19%) 16 (21%) 29 (20%)
History of myocardial infarction 11 (16%) 2 (3%) 13 (9%)
Heart failure 9 (13%) 10 (13%) 19 (13%)
Atrial fibrillation/flutter 20 (29%) 20 (26%) 40 (28%)
Diabetes 22 (32%) 13 (17%) 35 (24%)
Dementia 2 (3%) 4 (5%) 7 (3%)
Cancer 6 (9%) 8 (11%) 14 (10%)
Alcohol abuse 12 (17%) 6 (8%) 18 (12%)
OTHER CONDITIONS    
Cognitive impairment 20 (29%) 23 (30%) 43 (30%)
Anti-depressant treatment 3 (4%) 5 (7%) 8 (6%)