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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study population

From: Socioeconomic disparities in prehospital stroke care

Variable Total study population (n = 3006)
Age (mean ± SD) 75.4 ± 13.1
Female sex, n (%) 1479 (49.2)
Low SES, n (%) 1155 (38.4)
Intermediate SES, n (%) 1088 (36.2)
High SES, n (%) 763 (25.4)
Stroke, n (%) 2219 (73.8)
Contacted EMCC, n (%) 1943 (64.6)
Transported by ambulance, n (%) 1882 (62.6)
  1. SES indicates socioeconomic status and EMCC indicates emergency medical communication centre