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Table 2 Comparison of the HR-QoL and the level of disability in TP and NTP groups

From: Quality of life after ischaemic stroke—accent on patients with thrombolytic therapy

Variables Discharge First month post-stroke Third month post-stroke
Thrombolized patients (TP) (n = 50) Non-trombolised patients (NTP) (n = 100) P value Thrombolized patients (TP) (n = 48) Non-trombolised patients (NTP) (n = 99) P value Thrombolized patients (TP) (n = 48) Non-trombolised patients (NTP) (n = 95) P value
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Health-Related Quality of Life—Stroke Impact Scale 3.0
Strenght 54.13 31.88 58.94 29.69 0.363 66.80 30.84 65.72 30.38 0.841 70.57 28.63 70.00 28.77 0.910
Memory and thinking 70.50 26.79 74.14 24.09 0.402 76.34 27.25 77.35 22.40 0.813 79.17 25.46 80.90 21.40 0.668
Emotion 67.22 19.79 71.47 16.57 0.168 75.29 21.59 75.31 19.40 0.996 80.50 19.60 80.47 16.79 0.992
Communication 68.50 29.08 78.07 25.76 0.042 76.86 25.78 81.35 23.21 0.291 81.25 23.45 84.59 20.53 0.383
Hand function 54.50 36.71 57.30 36.14 0.380 62.08 36.83 61.26 35.75 0.958 65.83 35.53 66.53 33.68 0.739
Mobility 52.39 35..44 55.39 32.42 0.605 63.02 33.63 63.02 32.43 1.000 68.23 30.40 69.09 30.19 0.872
Activities of daily living (ADL) 58.15 31.66 63.05 32.39 0.657 66.04 29.94 66.34 33.05 0.897 68.54 28.98 70.34 31.25 0.909
Participation/Role function 53.25 28.05 57.72 26.45 0.341 60.22 29.55 61.24 27.12 0.836 63.61 29.06 66.15 26.57 0.601
Physical dimension 55.07 32.95 58.97 31.47 0.482 64.47 31.97 64.28 32.28 0.973 68.25 30.09 69.21 30.46 0.858
Total Quality of life 60.10 27.00 64.78 24.35 0.287 68.42 27.34 69.12 25.43 0.879 72.33 25.73 73.72 24.13 0.749
Stroke recovery 52.20 27.50 41.80 23.24 0.016 60.83 26.56 49.38 25.79 0.017 65.42 25.26 56.63 24.65 0.048
Level of disability—modified Rankin Scale
mRS (mean) 2.92 1.47 2.49 1.45 0.090 2.40 1.71 2.22 1.57 0.523 2.24 1.68 2.19 1.73 0.867
Functional independance 22 (44.0%) 57 (57.0%) 0.135 30 (60.0%) 67 (67.0%) 0.401 32 (64.0%) 68 (68.0%) 0.627
Functional dependence 28 (56.0%) 43 (43.0%) 18 (36.0%) 32 (64.0%) 16 (32.0%) 27 (27.0%)
  1. Bold values indicate P value is significant (less than 0.05)
  2. mRS modified Rankin Scale, ADL Activities of daily living, SD Standard deviation