Table Characteristics of patients and distribution of microbleeds

CharacteristicsSymptomatic intracerebral hemorrhage
Yes (n = 21)No (n = 21)p Value
BP = blood pressure; GRE = gradient recall-echo.
Age, y ± SD72 ± 7.871.5 ± 7.2
M/F14/714/7
Hypertension1414
Systolic BP, mm Hg ± SD164 ± 20156 ± 250.19
Diastolic BP, mm Hg ± SD89 ± 1484 ± 100.13
Diabetes5100.09
Ischemic heart disease860.37
Atrial fibrillation310.3
Previous stroke11140.27
Smoking7100.27
Aspirin users2121
Daily dose, mg114 ± 40.6124 ± 40.80.45
Duration, mo.18.6 ± 16.322.2 ± 22.30.29
Asymptomatic microhemorrhages on GRE MRI
Presence197<0.001
Mean no. (range)13.3 (0–54)0.4 (0–2)<0.001
Distribution
    Lobar region1650.002
    Basal ganglia1330.002
    Thalamus130<0.001
    Pons100<0.001
    Cerebellum100<0.001