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Table 1 Characteristics of patients identified in the Psychiatric Case Registry versus patients not identified in the Psychiatric Case Registry

From: The economic impact of mental healthcare consumption before and after stroke in a cohort of stroke patients in the Netherlands: a record linkage study

   PCR+ (n = 357)   PCR- (n = 1028) p-value
Demographic characteristics n.   n.   
 Mean age in years at stroke onset (SD*) 357 69.0 (14.0) 1028 71.3 (12.1) 0.051
 Gender (% male) 357 48.2 1028 49.1 0.762
 Living with partner (%) 357 42.0 1028 42.4 0.903
 Hospital admission (% clinical) 357 75.1 1028 68.6 0.022
 Hospitalization days (SD) 320 19.2 (20.6) 856 15.2 (13.1) 0.000
 Discharge location      
 Nursing home (%) 357 35.9 1028 33.7 0.376
 Home (+ rehabilitation) (%) 357 52.1 1028 54.0 0.631
 Rehabilitation centre (%) 357 4.2 1028 5.4 0.392
Stroke characteristics      
 Stroke type (Ischaemic,%) 357 82.1 1028 85.3 0.148
 MRSa score (SD) 331 3.3 (1.2) 938 3.2 (1.2) 0.103
 History of TIAb (% yes) 357 9.5 1028 11.2 0.298
 Hypertension, history/now (% yes) 357 47.1 1028 51.3 0.143
 Smoking, history/now (% yes) 357 34.4 1028 28.2 0.063
 Alcohol use, history/now (% yes) 357 26.9 1028 21.4 0.072
 Diabetes, history/now (% yes) 357 17.8 1028 17.1 0.568
  1. *SD standard deviation
  2. aMRS Modified Ranking Scale
  3. bTIA Transient Ischemic Attack
  4. Non-parametric Mann-Whitney test or Chi-Square test used to test for significant differences between PCR+ and PCR-
  5. Significant at the 0.05 level