Skip to main content

Table 2 Clinical, laboratory, and radiological data in both groups

From: Risk factors for post-stroke depression in Sohag University Hospital

  Group A
Patients with depression
Group B
Patients without depression
p value
Total n = 62 Percentage (%) Total n = 40 Percentage (%)
Smoking 37 75.75 8 24.24 < 0.03
Hypertension 32 78.04 9 21.95 < 0.003
Diabetes mellitus 36 78.78 7 21.21 < 0.01
Cardiac disease 9 47.36 10 52.63 0.10
Hypercholesterolemia 19 59.37 13 40.62 0.12
Hypertriglyceridemia 14 60.87 9 39.13 0.15
Low HDLC 41 60.29 27 39.70 0.15
High LDLC 12 60.00 8 40.00 0.15
Side of the lesion      0.45
Free CT brain on admission n = 8 53.33 n = 7 46.66  
Left cerebral hemisphere n = 12 40.00 n = 18 60.00  
Right cerebral hemisphere n = 20 35.08 n = 37 64.91  
Site of lesion
Free CT brain on admission 8 53.33 7 46.66 0.52
Basal ganglionic 8 34.74 15 65.21  
Cerebellar 2 50.00 2 50.00  
Thalamic 1 25.00 3 75.00  
Frontal 7 38.88 11 61.11  
Occipital 1 33.33 2 66.66  
Parietal 13 46.42 15 53.57  
Temporal 3 42.85 4 57.14