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Community Hospital-based Stroke Programs: North Carolina, Oregon, and New York. III. Factors influencing survival after stroke: proportional hazards analysis of 4219 patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3961839     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The possible effect of age, race, sex, consciousness upon admission, geographic location, and history of selected risk factors on the survival after stroke due to infarction or hemorrhage was determined using proportional hazards analysis (Cox regression). For each diagnostic category the most significant prognostic factor was consciousness upon admission. Increasing age, cardiac disease, or previous stroke also decreased the survival time of patients with infarctions. For patients with cerebral hemorrhage, no other variable was significant after control for consciousness level.
Authors:
G Howard; M D Walker; C Becker; B Coull; J Feibel; K McLeroy; J F Toole; F Yatsu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0039-2499     ISO Abbreviation:  Stroke     Publication Date:    1986 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-04-30     Completed Date:  1986-04-30     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0235266     Medline TA:  Stroke     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  294-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Age Factors
Aged
Cerebral Hemorrhage / complications
Cerebral Infarction / complications
Cerebrovascular Disorders / epidemiology,  mortality*
Coma
European Continental Ancestry Group
Female
Hospitals, Community*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
New York
North Carolina
Oregon
Prognosis
Risk
Sex Factors
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
N0I-NS-2385/NS/NINDS NIH HHS; N0I-NS-2386/NS/NINDS NIH HHS; N0I-NS-2387/NS/NINDS NIH HHS

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