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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of patients enrolled in the PRACTICE trial

From: Ordinal outcome analysis improves the detection of between-hospital differences in outcome

  n = 1657
Age (median, IQR) 73 (62–80)
Sex
 Male (N, %) 902 (54%)
Atrial fibrillation
 Present (N, %) 296 (18%)
 Not present (N, %) 1361 (82%)
Diabetes mellitus
 Present (N, %) 274 (17%)
 Not present (N, %) 1383 (84%)
History of ischemic stroke
 Present (N, %) 331 (20%)
 Not present (N, %) 1326 (80%)
NIHSSa(mean) 8
  1. aNIHSS indicates National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale; indicator of Stroke severity