Table 5

The prospective association of self rated health status and transition three months after stroke with disability and recurrence free survival at one year: univariate analyses, number (%)

Disability at one yearRecurrence free survival at one year
No (n = 167)Yes (n = 189)Yes (n = 486)No (n = 75)
*Ordered logistic regression.
Self rated health status at three months
Excellent11 (6.6)3 (1.6)21 (4.3)6 (8.0)
Very good40 (24.0)27 (14.3)91 (18.7)13 (17.3)
Good67 (40.1)61 (32.3)179 (36.8)19 (25.3)
Fair40 (24.0)59 (31.2)127 (26.1)22 (29.3)
Poor9 (5.4)39 (20.6)68 (14.0)15 (20.0)
p*<0.0010.38
Self rated health transition at three months
Much better9 (5.4)5 (2.6)16 (3.3)0 (0.0)
Somewhat better15 (9.0)13 (6.9)39 (8.0)8 (10.7)
About the same73 (43.7)49 (25.9)166 (34.2)17 (22.7)
Somewhat worse58 (34.7)71 (37.6)175 (36.0)22 (29.3)
Much worse12 (7.2)51 (27.0)90 (18.5)28 (37.3)
p*<0.0010.004