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Table 1 Characteristics for patients eligible for analysis

From: Medical dispatchers recognise substantial amount of acute stroke during emergency calls

  Patients eligible for analysis (n = 2,653) Recognised (n = 1,756) Unrecognised (n = 897)
2012, n (%) 1,329 (50.1) 881 (50.2) 448 (49.9)
Male, n (%) 1,381 (52.1) 939 (53.5) 442 (49.3)
Age, median (IQR) 74 y (64–83) 74 y (64–83) 75 y (65–84)
Diurnal variation, n (%)
-Day (07–15)
-Evening (15–23)
-Night (23–07)
1,575 (59.4)
812 (30.6)
266 (10.0)
1,067 (60.8)
529 (30.1)
160 (9.1)
396 (44.2)
378 (42.1)
123 (13.7)
Final ICD-10 diagnosis, n (%)
-DG459
-DI61
-DI63
692 (26.1)
313 (11.8)
1,648 (62.1)
511 (29.1)
158 (9.0)
1,087 (61.9)
181 (20.2)
155 (17.3)
561 (62.5)
  1. Abbreviations: IQR inter quartile range, ICD-10 International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision