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Table 5 Underlying cause of death in people who died after hospital admission for stroke

From: Mortality in Dutch hospitals: Trends in time, place and cause of death after admission for myocardial infarction and stroke. An observational study

  Deaths due to cva [I61-I69] excl. subarachnoid hemorrhage Deaths due to other circulatory disorders Deaths due to other causes all causes
Time after admission N % N % N % N %
Ages 35+         
deaths in 0–29 days         
1996–1997 5,395 74.4 898 12.4 960 13.2 7,253 100.0
1998–1999 5,459 74.5 823 11.2 1,050 14.3 7,332 100.0
2000–2001 5,651 74.9 838 11.1 1,053 14.0 7,542 100.0
2002–2003 5,717 75.1 878 11.5 1,015 13.3 7,610 100.0
deaths in 30–89 days        
1996–1997 1,070 59.3 270 15.0 463 25.7 1,803 100.0
1998–1999 989 57.8 265 15.5 457 26.7 1,711 100.0
2000–2001 1,012 57.6 281 16.0 465 26.5 1,758 100.0
2002–2003 1,036 54.6 311 16.4 549 29.0 1,896 100.0
deaths in 90–364 days        
1996–1997 1,044 39.5 563 21.3 1,034 39.2 2,641 100.0
1998–1999 1,064 40.4 513 19.5 1,058 40.2 2,635 100.0
2000–2001 1,024 39.5 514 19.8 1,054 40.7 2,592 100.0
2002–2003 931 35.5 529 20.2 1,160 44.3 2,620 100.0
  1. * 2-sided chi-square test trend significant p < .001.
  2. † 2-sided chi-square test trend significant p < .05