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Table 1 Patients’ characteristics at baseline (n = 113)

From: A trial-based economic evaluation of the Restore4Stroke self-management intervention compared to an education-based intervention for stroke patients and their partners

 SMI (n = 58)EDU (n = 55)p-value
n n 
Demographic characteristics
 Mean age in years (SD)5855.2 (8.9)5558.8 (8.7).056
 Gender (% man)5844.85560.0.038a
 Educational level (% low)5669.65463.0.115
 Living with partner (%)5773.15576.9.254
 Employment status (% employed)5822.45523.6.675
 Ethnicity (% Dutch nationality)5898.354100.344
Stroke characteristics
 Post stroke in months (SD)5415.6 (20.9)5521.9 (34.1).041a
 Type of stroke (% infarction)5578.25587.3.029a
 Affected hemisphere (% right)5444.45545.5.870
 Stroke history (% recurrent)5413.05521.8.039a
Costs
 Healthcare costs, € (SD)582113.4 (413.4)552390.4 (407.5).179
 Non-healthcare costs, € (SD)584259.2 (671.3)553269.7 (545.5).052
 Total societal costs, € (SD)586387.4 (827.9)555648.8 (761.0).093
  1. Non-parametric Mann-Whitney test or Chi-Square test used to test for significant differences between SMI and EDU
  2. SD standard deviation
  3. asignificant at the 0.05 level