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Table 5 Relation between non-modifiable risk factors and stroke severity and disability at presentation using NIHSS and mRS

From: Risk factors of acute ischemic stroke in patients presented to Beni-Suef University Hospital: prevalence and relation to stroke severity at presentation

Risk factors NIHSS mRS
Mean ± standard deviation P value Mean ± standard deviation P value
Age
 15–45 8.25 ± 4.84 0.092 2.75 ± 0.99 < 0.001*
 46–90 10.58 ± 5.92   3.71 ± 0.97
Sex
 Male 10.01 ± 6.29 0.343 3.49 ± 1.06 0.359
 Female 10.52 ± 5.26   3.66 ± 0.98
Family history
 +ve 10.09 ± 5.45 0.909 3.35 ± 1.15 0.296
 −ve 10.27 ± 5.90   3.60 ± 1.01
History of TIA
 Yes 10.33 ± 4.39 0.725 4.00 ± 0.71 0.215
 No 10.24 ± 5.91   3.54 ± 1.04
History of previous stroke
 Yes 10.67 ± 5.19 0.316 3.83 ± 0.80 0.063
 No 10.08 ± 6.06   3.47 ± 1.09
Pregnancy and postpartum
 Yes 6.33 ± 5.77 0.364 2.67 ± 1.15 0.439
 No 9.00 ± 4.71   3.15 ± 0.99
  1. *P is significant if < 0.05