Table 2

Demographics

MS (n=162)DS (n=458)EXT (n=381)P value
Age (years) (mean (SD))72.1 (12.4)71.9 (13.8)74.1 (12.7)0.074
Women (n (%))82 (50.6)229 (50.0)201 (52.8)0.721
Baseline NIHSS (median (IQR))15 (9–21)16 (12–20)16 (12–20)0.361
Occlusion site (n (%))
 ICA34 (21.0)114 (24.9)109 (28.6)0.483
 MCA113 (69.8)301 (65.7)242 (63.5)
 BA14 (7.4)33 (7.2)23 (6.0)
 Other3 (1.9)10 (2.1)7 (1.8)
Intravenous thrombolysis (n (%))55 (34.0)267 (58.3)225 (59.1)<0.001
  • BA, basilar artery; DS, drip and ship; EXT, thrombectomy at external hospital; ICA, internal carotid artery; MCA, middle cerebral artery; MS, mothership; NIHSS, National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale.