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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients

From: Circular RNA expression profile in blood according to ischemic stroke etiology

 Atherothrombotic (n = 8)Cardioembolic (n = 14)Undetermined (n = 8)p-value
Age—years, median (IQR)70 (55–80)75 (70.5–77)66.5 (49–77)0.366
Male, n (%)7 (87.5)7 (50)5 (62.5)0.214
High blood pressure, n (%)6 (75)12 (85.7)3 (37.5)0.056
Diabetes mellitus, n (%)2 (25)2 (14.3)2 (25)0.765
Dyslipidemia, n (%)3 (37.5)9 (64.3)5 (62.5)0.441
Smoker, n (%)4 (50)2 (20)3 (42.9)0.38
Cardiopathy, n (%)3 (37.5)6 (42.9)0 (0)0.093
Atrial fibrillation, n (%)0 (0)15 (100)0 (0)< 0.001***
Peripheral arteropathy, n (%)2 (25)0 (0)0 (0)0.053
Basal mRankin, median (IQR)0.5 (0–1)0 (0–1.25)0 (0–0.75)0.565
Basal NIHSS, median (RIQ)8.5 (5–18)20 (17–22)19 (18–20)0.049*
Significant ipsilateral carotid stenosis (%)8 (100)0 (0)1 (14.3)< 0.001***
Hemorrhagic transformation, n (%)5 (62.5)4 (28.6)2 (25)0.206
Discharge mRankin, median (IQR)4.5 (2–6)4 (2–5)3 (0.5–5)0.434
  1. IRQ interquartile range