Table 1

Characteristics of patients with acute ischaemic stroke and physicians

TotalNeurosurgeryInternal medicine
Physicians, n=27
Mean (SD) age (years)35.5 (7.8)41.9 (11.0)32.8 (3.8)
Men22 (81.5)7 (87.5)15 (78.9)
Mean (SD) experience of doctor (years)8.5 (7.5)14 (10.9)6.2 (3.3)
Patients, n=172
Mean (SD) age (years)75.1 (11.5)74.9 (11.6)75.3 (11.5)
Men93 (54.1)38 (55.1)55 (53.4)
Admission day of week
 Weekday155 (90.1)63 (91.3)92 (89.3)
 Weekend17 (9.9)6 (8.7)11 (10.7)
Mean (SD) length of hospital stay (days)27.1 (18.5)25.3 (19.0)28.4 (18.1)
  • Values are shown as numbers (percentages) unless stated otherwise.