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Table 1 Description of the sample

From: Process skill rather than motor skill seems to be a predictor of costs for rehabilitation after a stroke in working age; a longitudinal study with a 1 year follow up post discharge

    % of the group % in Sweden
Age in years Median (range) 53 (27–64)   
  Mean (SD) 52 (7,67)   
Gender (number of patients) Men 44 76% 65%
  Women 14 24% 35%
Type of lesion (number of patients) Haemorrhage 17 29% 22%
  Cerebellar haemorrhage 3 5%  
  Cerebral infarction 36 62% 78%
  Cerebellar infarction 2 3%  
Location (number of patients) Left hemisphere lesion 28 48%  
  Right hemisphere lesion 26 45%  
  Bilateral lesion 4 7%  
Living situation (number of patients) Single 26 45%  
  Cohabitant 32 55%  
Type of ward (number of patients) Stroke unit 37 64% 70%
  Other 21 36% 30%
Days as in-patient Acute care, median (range) 25,5 (7–70)   
  Acute care, mean (SD) 28,8 (14,0)   
  Rehabilitation, median (range) 58 (20–155)   
  Rehabilitation, mean (SD) 63,5 (29,8)