The Relationship between Demographic Factors in Adult Patients with Stroke

Samad Shams-Vahdati, Alireza Ala, Eliar Sadeghi-Hokmabad, Neda Parnianfard, Nasim Ahmadi Sepehri, Maedeh Gheybi

Abstract


Background: Developing countries are challenging with stroke as the third cause of death in developed countries and the most popular neurologic disease which results in disability. This study was designed to assess the relationship between demographic factors and early outcome in adult patients with difference type of stroke. Methods and Materials: A retrospective register review was performed from March 2017 to March 2018. ED medical document (chart) were reviewed by a neurologist or physician to obtain the clinical diagnosis, patient characteristics. Their demographic data (such as age, gender), NIHSS score and MRS score were filled in questionnaire. the significant variables were verified in a multivariable model to achieve an attuned estimate of effect. Results: A total of 861 patients with stroke were included in the analysis; the male and female sex in the statistical population were 56% and 43%; the mean age of the patients was 14.32 ± 61.74. The mean NIHSS (16.08±10.51) & MRS (3.66) scores were evaluated, respectively 47% severe stroke (NICHSS>16). There was no significant relationship between age increase and NIHSS increase (P = 0.86). Conclusion: Aging has a significant relationship with increased stroke. Gender and age differences in risk of stroke outcomes are mostly described by variations in physical characteristics and stroke severity of the patients.

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Gender, Age, Stroke

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