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Table 7 Relation between potentially modifiable risk factors and ischemic 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 factor NIHSS mRS
Mean ± standard deviation P value Mean ± standard deviation P value
Migraine
 Yes 7.50 ± 6.61 0.266 3.00 ± 1.41 0.265
 No 10.31 ± 5.81   3.58 ± 1.02
Antiphospholipid syndrome
 Yes 16.00 0.333 3.00 0.833
 No 7.82 ± 4.87   2.55 ± 0.93
Factor V Leiden mutation
 Yes 8.00 ± 5.41 0.600 2.44 ± 1.01 0.482
 No 10.00 ± 5.29   3.00 ± 0.00
Protein C
 Normal 9.60 ± 5.02 0.121 2.80 ± 0.79 0.121
 Deficient 3.00   1.50 ± 0.71
Protein S
 Normal 9.00 ± 5.16 0.333 2.64 ± 0.92 0.500
 Deficient 3.00   2.00