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Table 3 Interrupted time series analysis for the number of patients with stroke from April 2018″ to 31 August 2020

From: Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on emergency admission for patients with stroke: a time series study in Japan

  Change in level Change in slope
  RR 95% CI P value RR 95% CI P value
Hospital admissions 0.97 (0.90, 1.06) 0.5 0.97 (0.95, 0.99) 0.027
JCS0 0.95 (0.92, 0.98)  < 0.001*** 1.00 (0.99, 1.00) 0.3
JCS1 1.04 (1.01, 1.07) 0.023* 1.01 (1.00, 1.02) 0.3
JCS2 1.02 (0.96, 1.09) 0.5 0.99 (0.97, 1.01) 0.5
JCS3 1.24 (1.14, 1.36)  < 0.001*** 1.01 (0.99, 1.04) 0.3
Fatalities within 24 h 1.75 (1.29, 2.33)  < 0.001*** 1.15 (1.04, 1.27) 0.004**
Fatalities 0.96 (0.80, 1.13) 0.6 0.93 (0.88, 0.98) 0.017*
SCU 1.00 (0.95, 1.05) 0.9 1.06 (1.04, 1.08)  < 0.001***
IVT 0.96 (0.88, 1.05) 0.4 1.00 (0.97, 1.03) 0.9
MT, N, % 1.02 (0.94, 0.95) 0.5 1.00 (0.98, 1.02) 0.9
  1. RR risk ratio, CI confidence interval, JCS Japan Coma Scale, SCU Stroke care unit, IVT intravenous thrombolysis, MT Mechanical thrombectomy
  2. ***P < 0.001, **P < 0.01, *P < 0.05