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Table 1 Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics for each group. Values are n (%) unless otherwise stated

From: Motivational interviewing for low mood and adjustment early after stroke: a feasibility randomised trial

  Attention
Control (n = 26)1
Motivational interviewing (n = 23)1
Male 15 (58) 12 (52)
Age in years (median (range)) 72.0 (43–91) 70.0 (28–88)
Depression:
 Yale: yes 8 (31) 8 (35)
 GHQ-12: n = 25 n = 22
  Total score2 (mean (SD)) 3.16 (3.80) 4.00 (3.77)
  Abnormal mood (> = 2) 13 (52) 14 (64)
Stroke side:
 Left 10 (39) 13 (57)
 Right 9 (35) 9 (39)
 Bilateral 2 (8) 0 (0)
 Neither 5 (19) 1 (4)
Abnormal cognition (cut-off < 82) n = 24
11 (46)
n = 22
10 (45)
Abnormal cognition (cut-off < 88) n = 24
15 (63)
n = 22
12 (55)
Abnormal communication n = 24
6 (25)
n = 21
10 (48)
Physical function n = 25 n = 22
 Good 18 (72) 14 (64)
 Moderate 4 (16) 2 (9)
 Poor 3 (12) 6 (27)
  1. 1Total sample size applicable, unless otherwise stated
  2. 2Scores range from 0 to 12; higher scores indicate higher levels of depression