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Table 1 Patient characteristics at baseline

From: Mixed methods feasibility study for a trial of blood pressure telemonitoring for people who have had stroke/transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

   InterventionN = 40 ControlN = 15
Male/female (number) (Total group) 27/13 6/9
  Stroke group 14/6 2/5
  TIA group 13/7 4/4
Age – mean in years (SD) (Total group) 69.9 (12.6) 73.5 (11.7)
  Stroke 67.8 (14.5) 69.1 (7.9)
  TIA 72.0 (10.2) 77.3 (13.6)
Modified Rankin Scale (stroke patients only) - number   
  No symptoms 7 2
  No significant disability 4 3
  Slight disability 7 1
  Moderate disability 1 1
  Moderately severe disability 1  
Stroke Impact Scale score (stroke patients only) – mean (SD) 0 = no recovery 100 = full recovery Dimension   
  Physical 78.1 (25.4) 84.8 (19.4)
  Memory 78.9 (23.2) 84.2 (23.7)
  Emotional 78.9 (16.3) 81.0 (11.9)
  Communication 86.3 (19.4) 90.8 (21.3)
  Activities of daily living 82.3 (22.4) 92.9 (5.9)
  Mobility 78.7 (22.0) 85.7 (11.4)
  Hand function 72.5 (30.9) 85.0 (25.7)