Table 4

Univariate cross sectional association between patient characteristics and self rated health transition three months after stroke, number (%)

NumberSelf rated health transition three months after stroke
561Much betterSomewhat betterAbout the sameSomewhat worseMuch worsep*
*Ordered logistic regression.
Age 0.03
⩽75 years34010 (2.9)26 (7.6)98 (28.8)129 (37.9)77 (22.6)
>75 years2216 (2.7)21 (9.5)85 (38.5)68 (30.8)41 (18.6)
Sex 0.25
Male2979 (3.0)30 (10.1)95 (32.0)105 (35.4)58 (19.5)
Female2647 (2.7)17 (6.4)88 (33.3)92 (34.8)60 (22.7)
Ethnic group 0.03
White/other45912 (2.6)40 (8.7)160 (34.9)157 (34.290 (19.6)
Black1024 (3.9)7 (6.9)23 (22.5)) 40 (39.3)28 (27.5)
Stroke subtype 0.19
Infarction47313 (2.7)37 (7.8)154 (32.6)165 (34.9)104 (22.0)
Haemorrhage883 (3.4)10 (11.4)29 (33.0)32 (36.4)14 (15.9)
Glasgow Coma Score 0.78
14 to 1549214 (2.8)37 (7.5)161 (32.7)182 (37.0)98 (19.9)
⩽13692 (2.9)10 (14.5)22 (31.9)15 (21.7)20 (29.0)
Barthel Index before stroke 0.02
Not disabled ( = 20)44714 (3.1)36 (8.1)152 (34.0)165 (36.9)80 (17.9)
Disabled (⩽19)1142 (1.8)11 (9.6)31 (27.2)32 (28.1)38 (33.3)
Barthel Index at three months <0.01
Not disabled ( = 20)2388 (3.4)23 (9.7)96 (40.3)86 (36.1)25 (10.5)
Disabled (⩽19)3238 (2.5)24 (7.4)87 (26.9)111 (34.4)93 (28.8)
Frenchay Activities Index before stroke 0.23
Active (0–15)47615 (3.2)37 (7.8)157 (33.0)177 (37.2)90 (18.9)
Inactive (16–30)851 (1.2)10 (11.8)26 (30.6)20 (23.5)28 (32.9)
Frenchay Activities Index at three months <0.01
Active (0–15)2336 (2.6)24 (10.3)94 (40.3)88 (37.8)21 (9.0)
Inactive (16–30)32810 (3.0)23 (7.0)89 (27.1)109 (33.2)97 (29.6)
Mini Mental State examination at three months <0.01
⩽2432911 (3.3)28 (8.5)116 (35.3)125 (38.0)49 (14.9)
<242325 (2.2)19 (8.2)67 (28.9)72 (31.0)69 (29.7)