Abstract

This study used a nationwide population-based dataset to explore the variation among the days of week of stroke onset within population subgroups defined by age, sex, and stroke type. We used ambulatory care data from the 2002 Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database, focusing on 42,779 emergency room (ER) visits for stroke that year. All analyses were stratified by sex, age (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)788-799
Number of pages12
JournalChronobiology International
Volume25
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2008

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Keywords

  • Emergency medical services
  • Stroke
  • Stroke care

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Physiology
  • Physiology (medical)

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