Table 1

Age and sex distribution of patients with stroke and community controls and mean age within age bands

Age group (years)Patients with stroke (n = 521)Community controls (n = 1851)
n(%)Mean agen(%)Mean age
Men
35–44186.541.622624.240.3
 45–54238.250.522624.249.7
 55–648229.460.525126.959.6
 65–7415655.969.423124.769.7
 Total27953.693450.5
Women
35–44135.439.621123.039.8
 45–542811.651.123625.749.5
 55–645121.060.023225.359.7
 65–7415062.069.923826.069.8
 Total24246.491749.5