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Table 1 The sex differences in clinical characteristics of acute ischemic stroke with diabetes on admission

From: Sex differences in long-term outcomes among acute ischemic stroke patients with diabetes in China

Characteristics Men Women P
Numbers, n (%): 1450 (61.4) 910 (38.6)
 Age, year, means (SE) 62.7 (11.1) 66.4 (9.8) <0.001
TOAST classification, n (%):    0.004
 Large artery atherothrombosis 1054 (72.7) 634 (69.7)  
 Cardiac embolism 37 (2.6) 51 (5.6)  
 Small artery occlusion 315 (21.7) 190 (13.1)  
 Other determined etiology 17 (1.2) 10 (1.1)  
 Undetermined etiology 19 (1.3) 15 (1.6)  
Stroke severity, n (%):    0.003
 Mild 957 (66.0) 542 (59.6)  
 Moderate 376 (26.9) 267 (29.3)  
 Severe 115 (8.0) 101 (11.1)  
Neurological function deficit: means (SE)    
 NIHSS 5 (0–36) 6 (0–35) <0.001
 BI 60 (0–100) 55 (0–100) <0.001
 mRS 3 (0–6) 4 (0–5) <0.001
  1. TOAST trial of Org 10172 in acute stroke treatment, NIHSS National Institute of Health stroke scale, BI bethel index, mRS modified rank scale