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Table 1 Riksstroke’ s target levels for stroke quality indicators [20]

From: Depicting the interplay between organisational tiers in the use of a national quality registry to develop quality of care in Sweden

Digit Quality indicator Target levels (proportion of stroke patients)
A Coverage Moderate 85 %, high 92 %
B Follow-up 3 months post-stroke Moderate 85 %, high 90 %
C Being treated in stroke unit Moderate 85 %, high 90 %
D Non-stop admission to stroke unit or intensive care Moderate 80 %, high 90 %
E Swallow test performed Moderate 90 %, high 95 %
F Treated with reperfusion Moderate 10 %, high 15 %
G Time from arrival to hospital to thrombolysis start Moderate 60 min., high 40 min.
H Antithrombotic treatment (regardless of type) at discharge Moderate 85 %, high 90 %
I Anticoagulation treatment post embolic brain infarction, <80 years of age Moderate 55 %, high 70 %
J Hypertension treatment post-stroke Moderate 70 %, high 80 %
K Statin treatment post-brain-infarction Moderate 65 %, high 75 %
L Needs for help and support after discharge totally met Moderate 60 %, high 75 %
M Follow-up out-patient visit, with physician and/or registered nurse Moderate 80 %, high 90 %