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Table 2 Association between neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio, National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS), and Modified Rankin Scale (mRS) among the studied patients

From: Role of some inflammatory biomarkers in prediction of short-term outcome in acute ischemic stroke

  Neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio Test of sig. P value
<2 (n = 13) 2-3 (n = 8) >3 (n = 39)
NIHSS, median (range) At admission 10 (6–17) 14.5 (7–19) 13 (5–21) KW
4.3
0.1
1 week post-stroke 9 (4–16) 11.5 (5–19) 11 (3–22) KW
4.2
0.1
2 weeks post-stroke 6 (4–13) 10 (5–22) 9 (3–22) KW
4.9
0.08
mRS, N (%) Favorable (0–2) 10 (76.9) 4 (50.0) 10 (25.6) χ2
10.9
<0.001**
Unfavorable (>2) 10 (23.1) 4 (50.0) 10 (74.4)
  1. KW Kruskal-Wallis, χ2 chi-square test
  2. **Highly significant