Table 1

 Demographic characteristics of the study population (n = 297)

Mean age43.8 (SD 14.1) years
Male/female ratio2:1
Mean length of stay112 (SD 66) days
Cause of brain injuryNumber%
Stroke: (71%)
    Cerebrovascular infarct14148
    Cerebrovascular haemorrhage6823
Traumatic brain injury (19%)5819
Other: (10%)
    Inflammation/infection165
    Hypoxic brain injury72
    Tumour62