Table 1:

Patient demographics

VariableNo. (%)
Age (yr) (mean)71.9 ± 14.0
Female91 (47.2)
Race
    White173 (89.6)
    Black11 (5.7)
    Other9 (4.7)
Atrial fibrillation27 (14.0)
Coronary artery disease37 (19.2)
Carotid artery disease7 (3.6)
Diabetes55 (28.5)
Hypertension132 (68.4)
Dyslipidemia103 (53.4)
NIHSS quartile
    154 (28.0)
    248 (24.9)
    322 (11.4)
    469 (35.8)
Prior stroke63 (32.6)
Peripheral vascular disease13 (6.7)
Active tobacco use18 (9.3)
Stroke subtype
    Cardioembolic62 (32.1)
    Cryptogenic77 (39.9)
    Large-artery atherosclerosis25 (13.0)
    Small-vessel occlusion20 (10.4)
    Other9 (4.7)
IV tPA administered16 (8.3)
Valvular disease4 (2.1)