Skip to main content

Table 3 Percentages or means for each of the baseline functional and cognitive status stroke risk factors overall and by stroke classification.

From: A 12-year prospective study of stroke risk in older Medicare beneficiaries

Risk Factors All Subjects
N = 5511
Non-Stroke Subjects
N = 4966
Stroke Sensitivity Cases
N = 545
Stroke Specificity Cases
N = 374
Functional Status     
Self-Rated Health Status     
   Poor vs. Fair to Excellent 12% 12% 16% 14%
ADL Count     
   0 (RG) 81% 81% 76% 79%
   1 10% 10% 13% 13%
   2 4% 4% 6% 5%
   3 or more 4% 4% 5% 3%
IADL Count     
   0 (RG) 79% 79% 75% 78%
   1 11% 11% 10% 11%
   2 5% 5% 7% 6%
   3 or more 6% 5% 8% 5%
CESD-8 Count     
   0 (RG) 38% 38% 36% 38%
   1 22% 22% 22% 23%
   2 14% 14% 11% 11%
   3 or more 26% 26% 31% 28%
Any Falls Past Year 25% 25% 27% 22%
Bothersome Pain 33% 32% 35% 33%
Difficulty Picking Up a Dime 8% 8% 13% 12%
Vision (self-rated)     
   Poor 9% 8% 10% 8%
   Fair 17% 17% 18% 17%
   Good to Excellent (RG) 74% 75% 72% 75%
Memory (self-rated)     
   Poor 6% 6% 8% 6%
   Fair 20% 20% 24% 23%
   Good to Excellent (RG) 74% 74% 68% 71%
Urinary Incontinence 19% 19% 18% 18%
Cognitive Status     
Low 1/2 Imm. Word Rec. 49% 49% 55% 56%
High 1/2 Imm. Word Rec. 48% 48% 40% 41%
Refused to Answer Imm. Rec. 3% 3% 5% 3%
Low 1/2 Del. Word Rec. 55% 54% 59% 60%
High 1/2 Del. Word Rec. 41% 43% 35% 35%
Refused to Answer Del. Rec. 4% 3% 6% 5%
TICS-7 Score     
   Good Cognition (vs. Poor) 79% 80% 73% 75%