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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of the propensity matched cohort

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 = 1763 n = 176300
Male 1028 58.3 101561 57.6 0.552
Mean age (SD) 46.6 17.4 46.0 17.3 0.155
Socioeconomic status      0.410
 Low 847 48.0 82936 47.0  
 Moderate 736 41.8 73690 41.8  
 High 180 10.2 19674 11.2  
Urbanization level      0.546
 Urban 365 20.7 38300 21.7  
 Suburban 834 47.3 82999 47.1  
 Rural 564 32.0 55001 31.2  
Charlson Comorbidity Index      0.441
 0 1096 62.2 111944 63.5  
 1 402 22.8 39449 22.4  
 ≥2 265 15.0 24907 14.1  
Diabetes 181 10.3 16578 9.4 0.217
Hypertension 291 16.5 28058 15.9 0.500
Coronary artery disease 135 7.7 12299 7.0 0.264
Hyperlipidemia 173 9.8 16819 9.5 0.698
History of alcohol intoxication 34 1.9 2653 1.5 0.147
Malignancies 23 1.3 2300 1.3 1.000
heart failure 20 1.1 1630 0.9 0.360
Atrial fibrillation 6 0.3 555 0.3 0.849
Smoking 1 0.1 81 0.1 0.834
Peripheral artery disease 13 0.7 1169 0.7 0.702
Stroke 62 3.5 6798 3.9 0.462
Mean Propensity score (SD) 0.0051 0.0063 0.0041 0.0043 <0.001
  1. p-Values less than 0.05 are presented as bold type