Table 1

 Demographic details and presenting neurological symptoms

TCH+VL n = 111TCH−VL n = 53p ValueAll TCH n = 164Erne n = 128p Value
*Calculated with z test; †calculated with χ2 test.
TCH+VL, Tyrone County Hospital with video link; TCH−VL, Tyrone County Hospital without video link.
Mean age in years (SD)52 (23.6)64 (22.6)0.005*56 (23.8)60 (21.2)0.115*
    Minimum age14151418
    Lower quartile30473645
    Median age55736164.5
    Upper quartile738075.578
    Maximum age93939394
Sex: Male (%)58 (52.2)28 (52.8)1.000†86 (52.4)63 (49.2)0.668†
        Female (%)53 (47.8)25 (47.2)78 (47.6)65 (50.8)
Symptoms (%)0.013†0.023†
    Headache20131818
    Weakness21131928
    Alteration in consciousness27353014
    Confusion6191014
    Speech disturbance116109
    Incoordination/dizziness711812
    Other8355