Sex differences in severity of stroke in the INSTRUCT Study: a meta-analysis of individual participant data
Background: Women have worse outcomes after stroke than men, and this may be partly explained by stroke severity. We examined factors contributing to sex differences in severity of acute stroke assessed by the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale.
Methods and Results: We pooled individual participant data with National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale assessment (N=6343) from 8 population-based stroke incidence studies (1996-2014), forming par... Expand abstract
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