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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of TIA patients (n = 121)

From: Can ABCD2 score predict the need for in-hospital intervention in patients with transient ischemic attacks?

Characteristics Value
Age, years, mean (SD) 65 (15)
Female, n (%) 67 (55)
Past history, n (%)
 Hypertension 78 (64)
 Diabetes 25 (21)
 Coronary artery disease 17 (14)
 Hyperlipidemia 59 (49)
 Stroke 15 (12)
 Smoking 23 (19)
Evaluations during admission, n (%)
 CT scan 76 (63)
 MRI scan 98 (81)
 Echocardiography 102 (84)
 TTE 59 (49)
 TEE  
 ECG 121 (100)
 Telemetry 121 (100)
 CT angiography 42 (35)
 MR angiography 112 (93)
 Carotid duplex sonography 42 (35)
Treatments during admission, n (%)
 Initiate the use of antiplatelets 42 (35)
 Change the use of antiplatelets 22 (18)
 Initiate the use of statins 39 (32)
Time from first symptom onset to evaluation, days, mean (SD) 1.5 (3.6)
Time from admission to IHI, days, mean (SD) 1.8 (1.1)
  1. MRI magnetic resonance imaging, TIA transient ischemic attack, SD standard deviation, IHI in-hospital intervention