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Table 3 Comparison between patients and control group regarding results of laboratory investigations

From: Predictors of stroke outcome: the role of hemorheology, natural anticoagulants, and serum albumin

  Subjects No. Mean ± S.D p value
Antithrombin III Cases 20 98.73 17.98 0.628
Controls 10 102.11 17.55
Protein S Cases 20 99.04 20.76 0.515
Control 10 104.30 20.29
Protein C Cases 20 107.10 18.19 0.949
Control 10 106.60 23.63
Platelet aggregation Cases 20 94.54 5.79 0.000**
Controls 10 82.50 7.49
Blood viscosity Cases 20 1.70 0.16 0.790
Control 10 1.71 0.10
Total leukocyte count Cases 20 7.91 2.10 0.353
Controls 10 7.21 1.45
Hematocrit Cases 20 39.71 4.13 0.995
Control 10 39.70 2.80
Albumin Cases 20 3.58 0.54 0.039*
Controls 10 3.98 0.35
  1. *p value is significant at the 0.05 level
  2. **p value is significant at the 0.01 level (highly significant)