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Table 4 Stroke indices and post-stroke depression

From: Post-stroke depression: frequency, risk factors, and impact on quality of life among 103 stroke patients—hospital-based study

Characteristic Non-depressed stroke patients, N = 65 (63.1%) Depressed stroke patients, N = 38 (36.9%) P value
Duration since onset in months, number (%)    0.588
 ≤ 3 months 22 (33.8%) 18 (47.4%)
 > 3–6 months 12 (18.5%) 5 (13.2%)
 > 6–12 months 9 (13.8%) 4 (10.5%)
 > 12 months to ≤ 2 years 22 (33.8%) 11 (28.9%)
Type of stroke    0.898
 Ischemic stroke 52 (80%) 30 (78.9%)
 Hemorrhagic stroke 13 (20%) 8 (21.1%)
Lateralization of lesion    0.418
 Right hemisphere 34 (52.3%) 23 (60.5%)
 Left hemisphere 31 (47.7%) 15 (39.5%)
Brain lobe involvement    0.216
 Frontal lobe lesion 18 (27.7%) 15 (39.5%)
 Non-frontal lesion 47 (72.3%) 23 (60.5%)
Functional impairment according to Barthel Index score (BI):    0.0001
 Totally dependent B.I (0–20) 2 (3.1%) 7 (18.4%)
 Severely dependent B.I (25–50) 8 (12.3%) 20 (52.6%)
 Moderately dependent B.I (55–75) 24 (36.9%) 7 (18.4%)
 Slightly dependent B.I (80–95) 30 (46.2%) 4 (10.5%)
 Nondependent B.I (100) 1 (1.5%) 0 (0%)