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Table 2 Ischemic stroke patients management modalities

From: Short and long-term impact of four sets of actions on acute ischemic stroke management in Rhône County, a population based before-and-after prospective study

Stroke Management characteristics AVC69
2006–7
n = 696
STROKE69
2015–16
n = 717
p
Place of Stroke, n (%)
 Home 483 (81) 505 (86)  
 Family physician 71 (12) 20 (3)  
 Highway 36 (6) 35 (6) < 0.0001
 Healthcare center 6 (1) 22 (4)  
 Other 0 2 (0.3)  
 Missing data 100 (14) 133 (19)  
Transportation type, n (%)
 Ambulance 224 (39) 151 (24)  
 Firefighters 178 (31) 373 (58)  
SMUR 66 (12) 27 (4) < 0.0001
 Personal 104 (18) 85 (13)  
 Other 1 (0.2) 2 (0.3)  
 Missing data 123 (18) 79 (11)  
ECC call, n (%) 215 (40) 488 (68) < 0.0001
 Missing data 159 (23) 0  
Place of 1st admission, n (%)
 emergency department 615 (88) 502 (70)  
 stroke unit 57 (8) 214 (30) < 0.0001
 ICU 12 (2) 1 (0.1)  
 Other departments of neurology 12 (2) 0 (0)  
 Missing data 0 0  
Hospitalization in stroke unit, n (%) 118 (17) 447 (62) < 0.0001
 Missing data 0 0  
Imaging within 24 h, n (%)
 CT alone 460 (77) 405 (57)  
 MRI alone 52 (9) 221 (31) < 0.0001
 CT and MRI 51 (9) 79 (11)  
 None 34 (6) 3 (0.4)  
 Missing data 99 (14) 9 (1)  
Treatment, n (%)
 IVT alone 60 (9) 112 (16) < 0.0001
 EVT 0 55 (8)  
 Any reperfusion therapy 60 (9) 167 (23) < 0.0001
 Missing data 0 0  
12-month prognosis, n (%)
 mRS [0–2] 251 (48) 319 (61) < 0.0001
 mRS [3–6] 276 (52) 202 (39)  
 Missing data 169 (24) 196 (27)  
  1. CT Computed Tomography, ECC Emergency Call Center, EVT Endovascular Treatment, ICU Intensive Care Unit, IVT Intravenous Thrombolysis, MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging, mRS modified Rankin Scale; SMUR, Service Mobile d’Urgence et de Réanimation (system of highly medicalized transportation)