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Table 1 Demographical data of all cases of stroke

From: A hospital-based study of post-stroke aphasia: frequency, risk factors, and topographic representation

Variable Total ischemic stroke (180 cases ) Patients with aphasia, 36 (20%) Patients without aphasia, 144 (80%) P value
Age (mean ± SD) 56.1 ± 1.5 55.8 ± 10.6 56.29 ± 9.92 0.805
Sex (M/F) 84/96 17/19 67/77 0.940
Handedness (RT/LT) 172/8 34/2 138/6 0.718
Duration of stroke onset (days) (the time passed from the onset to be enrolled) (mean ± SD) 28.1 ± 22.6 23.2 ± 21.1 10.9 ± 9.1 0.0001
Education: literate/illiterate number and percent 127/53 (70.5%/29.5%) 26/10 (72.2/27.8%) 101/43 (70.1/29.9%) 0.806
  1. M/F male/female, RT/LT right/left, SD standard deviation