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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants

From: Stroke Prevention Rehabilitation Intervention Trial of Exercise (SPRITE) - a randomised feasibility study

  Group 1 (Control) Group 2 (Manual) Group 3 (Manual + pedometer)
Number of patients 5 5 5
Sex (M – male, F – female) 4 M 1F 4 M 1F 2 M 3F
Diagnosis 1 TIA 4 TIA 4 TIA
4 Minor stroke 1 Minor stroke 1 Minor stroke
Mean age (years) 76.2 67.8 63
Mean time (days) event to enrolment (Standard Deviation (SD)) 19.8 (SD 7.09) 22.2 (SD 9.18) 19.6 (3.58)
Level of education 3 High school 3 High school 1 High school
2 Further Education College 2 Further Education College 3 Further Education College
1 University
Employment 1 Employed 2 Employed 1 Employed
4 Retired 1 Unemployed 4 Retired
2 Retired
Multiple deprivation measure (MDM) median (range)a 784 (51–863) 413 (250–726) 681 (333–825)
Family history of cardiovascular disease (<55 years for males, <65 years old for females) 4 3 3
Marital status 1 Single 5 Married 4 Married
4 Married 1 Divorced
Smoking status 2 non-smokers 2 non-smokers 3 non-smokers
3 ex-smokers 2 ex-smokers 2 ex-smokers
1 current smoker
Modified Rankin scale
 0 2 2 4
 1 1 1 1
 2 1 1 0
 3 0 1 0
 4 1 0 0
  1. aMultiple deprivation measure (MDM) is calculated from the subject’s postcode and is a marker of spatial deprivation