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Table 3 Multivariate analysis comparing survivors versus non-survivors of group 1 according to risk factors of 30 day mortality

From: Mean platelet volume to platelet count ratio as a laboratory indicator of mortality in pneumonia following ischemic stroke

Risk factors of 30-day mortality Survivors of group 1 (n = 27) Non-survivors of group 1 (n = 24) p value
Time from stroke to pneumonia onset/days 9 ± 2 12 ± 4 0.921
Scales for assessment of ischemic stroke
 GCS on admission 12 ± 3 11 ± 3 0.461
 GCS at pneumonia occurrence 11 ± 3 8 ± 2 0.01*
 NIHSS 9 ± 4 18 ± 6 0.01*
PSI scales for assessment of pneumonia severity 92 ± 36 124 ± 37 0.028*
Clinical findings
 Body temperature (°C) 37 ± 1 38 ± 0.8 0.580
 Respiratory rate 23 ± 5 26 ± 6 0.059
 Heart rate 70 ± 20 75 ± 15 0.376
 Systolic blood pressure 149 ± 20 130 ± 30 0.146
Laboratory results
 WBC count/mm3 11,641 ± 4199 10,885 ± 3960 0.583
 MPV/PC ratio 0.030 ± 0.607 0.06 ± 0.01 0.01*
 Blood urea nitrogen, mg/dL 25 ± 14 30.5 ± 21 0.382
 Serum creatinine, mg/dL 1.5 ± 1 2.0 ± 3 0.466
  1. GCS Glasgow Coma Scale, NIHSS National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale, PSI pneumonia severity index, MPV/pc ratio mean platelet volume/platelet count ratio
  2. *Significant