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Table 2 Age-related differences in health-related quality of life and mobility three month after first-ever stroke onset for patients in western Sweden during 2008

From: Economic burden of stroke in a large county in Sweden

Age, sex EQ-5D Impaired mobility,%
<54 years 68.3 (75.0*) 13.5
55-64 years 70.7 (73.0*) 10.9
65-74 years 68.4 (72.4*) 16.9
75-84 years 64.9 (68.8*) 31.9
>85 years 58.5 (64.6*) 48.5
Female 64.1 (73.5*) 33.0
Male 70.3 (73.8*) 19.7
  1. Total number of patients n = 3,074.
  2. Data source: The Stroke register.
  3. *Reference value for the Swedish population. Source: Ferraz-Nunes J: Hälsa, ett värde utan pris (Health, a value without price), Holmberg & Weibull (red). Det nya samhället (The new society), SOM. Sweden: Gothenburg University; 2000:93–110.