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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the burn injury group and the unexposed group

From: Increased risk of ischemic stroke in patients with burn injury: a nationwide cohort study in Taiwan

Variables, n (%) Burn injury group Unexposed group P-value
n = 1787 n = 741510
Male 1042 58.3 362518 48.9 <0.001
Mean age (SD) 46.6 17.4 42.6 16.4 <0.001
Socioeconomic status      <0.001
 Low 867 48.5 312208 42.1  
 Moderate 740 41.4 292075 39.4  
 High 180 10.1 137167 18.5  
Urbanization level      <0.001
 Urban 867 48.5 221749 29.9  
 Suburban 740 41.4 341946 46.1  
 Rural 180 10.1 177755 24.0  
Charlson Comorbidity Index      <0.001
 0 1099 61.5 501427 67.6  
 1 412 23.1 147724 19.9  
 ≥2 276 15.4 92299 12.4  
Diabetes 191 10.7 50273 6.8 <0.001
Hypertension 298 16.7 106683 14.4 0.006
Coronary artery disease 140 7.8 42221 5.7 <0.001
Hyperlipidemia 176 9.9 64947 8.8 0.104
History of alcohol intoxication 40 2.2 5288 0.7 <0.001
Malignancies 23 1.3 11861 1.6 0.293
heart failure 20 1.1 4402 0.6 0.004
Atrial fibrillation 6 0.3 2430 0.3 0.953
Smoking 1 0.1 318 0.04 0.790
Peripheral artery disease 13 0.7 3898 0.5 0.239
Stroke 66 3.7 20496 2.8 0.017
Mean Propensity score (SD) 0.0069 0.0219 0.0024 0.0031 <0.001
  1. p-Values less than 0.05 are presented as bold type