Table 1

Demographics of the total analysed population and for the four main diagnostic groups

ParameterMissing n=All
N=5739
ABI
N=4182 (73%)
SCI
N=506 (9%)
Peripheral
N=282 (5%)
Progressive
N=769 (13%)
Full data set
N=12 256 *
Age
 Mean (SD)047.3 (12.6)46.8 (12.8)49.3 (12.7)47.8 (12.8)48.6 (10.8)47.0 (12.8)
M:F ratio (%)459/41%62/38%59/41%55/45%40/60%60/40%
Time since onset (days)
 Mean (SD)657 (2093)237 (1196)660 (2763)139 (359)3223 (3576)691 (2273)
 Median (IQR)59 (29–137)54 (28–104)48 (25–136)60 (30–11)2326 (90–5031)57 (28–133)
Length of stay (days)
 Mean (SD) days090.1 (65.5)90.7 (67.4)72.8 (58.5)79.9 (60.6)56.3 (60.0)79.2 (67.3)
Cost of episode
 Mean (SD)0£39 381 (£32 235)£43 053 (£33 473)£32 813 (£26 519)£36 631 (£31.357)£24 739 (£22 857)£37 158 (£33 121)
Diagnostic subcategories n (%)
 Trauma1259 (21.9)1127 (26.9)125 (24.7)7 (2.5)2769 (22.6)
 Vascular2048 (35.7)1979 (47.7)49 (9.7)20 (7.1)4299 (35.1)
 Inflammatory448 (7.8)175 (4.2)109 (21.5)164 (58.2)950 (7.7)
 Tumour347 (6.0)268 (6.4)79 (15.6)705 (5.8)
 Other934 (16.3)595 (14.3)140 (27.7)89 (31.6)110 (14.3)1864 (15.3)
 Multiple sclerosis636 (11.1)636 (82.7)1323 (10.8)
 Motor neurone disease7 (0.1)7 (0.9)16 (0.1)
 Parkinson's disease13 (0.2)13 (1.7)23 (0.2)
 Missing47 (0.8)38 (0.9)4 (0.8)2 (0.7)307 (2.5)
  • No significant differences were seen between the demographics of the analysis dataset and the full data set.

  • *N=12 256 is made up of 9000 (73%) ABI, 977 (8%) SCI, 642 (5%) peripheral and 1637 (13%) progressive conditions.

  • ABI, acquired brain injury; F, female; M, male; SCI, spinal cord injury.