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Table 4 Relationship between incidence of delirium and infarction subtypes in studied ischemic stroke patients according to TOAST criteria

From: Assessment of the risk factors and functional outcome of delirium in acute stroke

Infarction subtypes Delirium χ 2 P
Present N = 7, (%) Absent N = 43, (%)
LAA 1 (14.3%) 18 (41.9%) 10.2 0.036*
SAO 1 (14.3%) 12 (27.9%)
Cardio-embolic 5 (71.4%) 7 (16.3%)
Undetermined etiology 0 5 (11.6%)
Other determined etiology 0 1 (2.3%)
  1. χ2 chi-square test, LAA large-artery atherosclerosis, SAO small-artery occlusion
  2. *Significant (P < 0.05)