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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients with stroke according to thiazide use after propensity score matching

From: Association between diuretic use and the risk of vertebral fracture after stroke: a population-based retrospective cohort study

  Thiazide use p value
Yes (n = 4734) No (n = 4734)
n % n %
Age (years) 0.206
 < 60 1454 30.7 1411 29.8  
 60–79 2601 54.9 2684 56.7
 ≥ 80 679 14.3 639 13.5
Gender 0.661
 Male 2776 58.6 2755 58.2  
 Female 1958 41.4 1979 41.8
Income level (NTD) 0.737
 Financially dependent 1281 27.1 1312 27.7  
 1–19,999 2466 52.1 2464 52.1
 20,000–39,999 646 13.7 641 13.5
 ≥ 40,000 341 7.2 317 6.7
Urbanization level 0.809
 1 (Most urbanized) 1138 24.0 1148 24.3  
 2 1242 26.2 1271 26.9
 3 860 18.2 852 18.0
 4 848 17.9 855 18.1
 5 (Least urbanized) 646 13.7 608 12.8
Stroke type 0.918
 Ischemic 2861 60.4 2864 60.5  
 Hemorrhagic 807 17.1 821 17.3
 TIA 617 13.0 596 12.6
 Others 449 9.5 453 9.6
Charlson comorbidity index 0.707
 1–2 2936 62.0 2957 62.5  
 3–4 1338 28.3 1304 27.5
 ≥ 5 460 9.7 473 10.0
Hypertension 4268 90.2 4267 90.1 0.972
Diabetes mellitus 1678 35.5 1663 35.1 0.747
COPD 790 16.7 795 16.8 0.891
Congestive heart failure 290 6.1 298 6.3 0.733
Chronic liver disease 417 8.8 432 9.1 0.590
Chronic kidney disease 293 6.2 294 6.2 0.966
Osteoporosis 206 4.4 215 4.5 0.654
Malignancy 214 4.5 216 4.6 0.921
Dementia 202 4.3 207 4.4 0.800
Depression 194 4.1 191 4.0 0.876
Epilepsy 63 1.3 66 1.4 0.790
Parkinsonism 126 2.7 116 2.5 0.515
  1. A χ2 test was used to compare the differences between the two groups
  2. Abbreviations: NTD New Taiwan dollars, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, TIA transient ischemic attack