Table 5

Estimated time of onset of stroke/transient ischaemic attack (TIA) according to aetiology

AetiologyStroke/TIA at night
Macroangiopathy (n=22)5/22
Microangiopathy (n=14)4/14
Cardioembolic (n=14)3/14
Other causes (n=20)3/20
Unknown (n=36)7/36
  • None of the differences between the groups were statistically significant.

  • 5-150 Four patients with incomplete diagnostic work up and unkown aetiology of stroke were excluded from this analysis.