Table 1

Characteristics of participants included for cross-sectional analysis in SCANS and RUN DMC

SCANS (n = 121)RUN DMC (n = 352)P
Age70.0 (9.7)69.1 (8.2)0.12
Sex, female (%)43 (35.5)142 (40.3)0.41
Education<0.001
 Low (%)56 (46.7)34 (9.7)
 Medium (%)43 (35.8)198 (56.2)
 High (%)21 (17.5)120 (34.1)
Hypertension (%)112 (92.6)283 (80.4)0.003
Diabetes (%)22 (18.2)52 (14.8)0.58
Hypercholesterolaemia (%)104 (86.0)175 (49.7)<0.001
Smoking0.003
 Never (%)48 (39.7)103 (29.3)
 Ex (%)49 (40.5)205 (58.2)
 Current (%)24 (19.8)44 (12.5)
BMI, kg/m2
27.0 (4.9)27.8 (4.5)0.023
MMSE27.5 (2.7)28.0 (2.2)0.10
IADL7.4 (1.2)7.7 (1.0)<0.001
  • BMI, body mass index; IADL, instrumental activities of daily living; MMSE, Mini Mental State Examination; RUN DMC, Radboud University Nijmegen Diffusion Tensor and Magnetic Resonance Cohort; SCANS, St. George's Cognition and Neuroimaging in Stroke.