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Table 1 Baseline characters of the studied groups

From: Stress hyperglycemia as a prognostic factor in acute ischemic stroke patients: a prospective observational cohort study

  Groups P value
A (normal RBS)
N = 40
B (high RBS)
N = 40
Gender Female N 19 22 0.654
  47.5% 55%
Male N 21 18
  52.5% 45%
Age (years) Mean 56.3 66.8 < 0.001*
SD 6.5 3.3
BMI kg/m2 Mean 23.8 23.5 0.420
SD 1.5 1.6
NIHSS on admission Median 2.5 34.0 < 0.001*
IQR 2.0–9.0 26.0–39.5
Mean rank 26.40 54.60
RBS on admission (mg/dl) Mean 123.0 237.6 < 0.001*
SD 7.9 33.6
RBS after 24 h (mg/dl) Mean 127.6 250.6 < 0.001*
SD 8.8 53.0
  1. RBS random blood sugar, BMI body mass index, NIHSS National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale, SD standard deviation, IQR interquartile range
  2. *Significant at p < 0.05
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