Table 1.

Comparison of patients with depression and without depression

CharacteristicsDepressed patientsNondepressed patients
* p < 0.01.
Prevalence, %18.281.8
Mean age ± SD, y60 ± 962 ± 9
Sex, % male51.966.1
Education, y, mean ± SD10.5 ± 4.710.6 ± 4.7
Motor dysfunction, none:mild:severe*8:9:1068:44:9
Sensory symptom, %29.620.7
Visual field defect, %7.46.6
Ataxia, %11.114
Aphasia, %07.4
Barthel index, % below normal activity127.5
Lesion
Size, large:moderate:small3:11:135:40:76
Left-sided, %40.757
Nature, % ischemic stroke92.683.5
Territory, % posterior circulation4153
Cortical stroke, anterior:posterior*9:112:16