Table 1

Patients' demographic and baseline clinical characteristics

ParameterAllmRS 0–2mRS 3–6P value
N (males, %)690 (352, 51%)332 (176, 53%)358 (174, 49%)0.247
Age (years, mean±SD)71±1367±1372±12<0.0001
Admission NIHSS – median (range)17 (1–42)15 (1–36)18 (1–42)<0.0001
Hypertension (n, %)525 (76%)229 (69%)296 (83%)<0.0001
Diabetes mellitus (n, %)188 (27%)71 (21%)117 (33%)0.001
Ischemic cardiopathy (n, %)191 (28%)80 (24%)111 (31%)0.043
Hyperlipidemia (n, %)297 (43%)140 (42 %)157 (44%)0.655
Atrial fibrillation (n, %)299 (43%)130 (39%)168 (47%)0.039
MCA occlusion (n, %)567 (82%)285 (86%)282 (79%)0.015
ICA occlusion (n, %)160 (23%)70 (21%)90 (25%)0.207
BA occlusion (n, %)84 (12%)32 (10%)52 (15%)0.05
Prior IV thrombolysis (n, %)519 (75%)272 (82%)247 (69%)<0.0001
  • BA, basilar artery; ICA, internal carotid artery; MCA, middle cerebral artery; mRS, modified Rankin Scale; NIHSS, National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale.