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Table 1 Characteristics of the participants

From: Perceived study-induced influence on the control group in a randomized controlled trial evaluating a complex intervention to promote psychosocial well-being after stroke: a process evaluation

Baseline demographics (n = 15) N (%)
Age (mean) 63
Sex
 Female 6 (40)
 Male 9 (60)
Living conditions
 Living with someone 12 (80)
 Living alone 3 (20)
Caring for children  
 Yes 4 (26)
No 11 (74)
Education
 Compulsory schooling 2 (13)
 Upper secondary school 9 (60)
 College university 4 (27)
Work life pre stroke
 Disability pension 3 (20)
 Retired 5 (33)
 Retired working part time 50–60% 2 (13)
 On job search 1 (7)
 100% employed 4 (27)
Work life one year post stroke
 Disability pension 4 (27)
 Retired 8 (53)
 On sick leave 2 (13)
 100% employed 1 (7)
Rehab services at 12 months post stroke
 None 11 (73)
 Physiotherapy, occupational therapy 1 (7)
 Physiotherapy 2 (13)
 Physiotherapy, speech therapy, home care nursing 1 (7)
Stroke etiology, location
 Infarct/bilateral 1 (7)
 Infarct right side 5 (33)
 Infarct left side 7 (46)
 Infarct side unknown 1 (7)
 Hemorrhage left side 1 (7)
NIHSS score
 Mild (0–5) 5 (33)
 Moderate (6–10) 4 (27)
 Severe ≥ 11 moderate to severe stroke 1 (7)
 Unknown 5 (33)
Speech impediment
 Yes 6 (40)
 No 8 (53)
 Unknown 1 (7)