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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients hospitalized with acute stroke between April 1, 2010 and December 31, 2017 and included in the study cohort

From: Using random forests to model 90-day hometime in people with stroke

Characteristic Complete Case Analysis Cohort (n = 75,475)
Female (%) 47.44
Median Age (Q1, Q3) - years 75 (64, 84)
Arrived by Ambulance (%) 71.19
Stroke Type (%)
 Intra-cerebral hemorrhage 12.87
 Ischemic Stroke 87.12
Diabetes (%) 36.61
Atrial Fibrillation (%) 14.18
Hypertension (%) 82.76
Myocardial Infarction (%) 9.19
Neighbourhood Income Quintile (%)
 Quintile 1 (lowest) 23.60
 Quintile 2 21.99
 Quintile 3 19.70
 Quintile 4 17.75
 Quintile 5 (highest) 16.96
Home Location (%)
 Rural 12.40
 Urban 87.60
Median Frailty Scorea (Q1, Q3) 4.2 (0.8, 9.1)
Median PaSSV Scoreb (Q1, Q3) 7.7 (6.5, 8.7)
Received Thrombolysis (%) 13.36
Received Stroke Unit Care (%) 56.01
  1. Q1: first quartile; Q3: third quartile; PaSSV: Passive Surveillance Stroke seVerity indicator
  2. aA continuous score ranging from 0 to 99 where scores < 5 indicate low risk of frailty, scores from 5 to 15 indicate intermediate risk of frailty, and scores > 15 indicate high risk of frailty [18]
  3. bA continuous score where < 4 indicates severe stroke, 4–8 indicates moderate stroke severity, and > 8 indicates mild stroke severity [19]