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Table 1 Comparison of the distribution of risk factors among the two study groups and assessment of its significance

From: Intravenous thrombolysis outcome in posterior vs anterior circulation stroke in a tertiary stroke center in Egypt

Risk factor   Site T test
Anterior Circulation Stroke Posterior Circulation Stroke
Mean SD Mean SD p value
Age   62.4 11.4 64.7 10.8 0.136
   Number % Number % Chi-square test
Dyslipidemia No 270 93.1% 57 93.4% 1
Yes 20 6.9% 4 6.6%
CHF No 280 96.6% 59 96.7% 1
Yes 10 3.4% 2 3.3%
Gender Male 179 61.7% 40 65.6% 0.573
Female 111 38.3% 21 34.4%
Smoking No 235 81.0% 48 78.7% 0.673
Yes 55 19.0% 13 21.3%
AF No 251 86.6% 51 83.6% 0.546
Yes 39 13.4% 10 16.4%
HTN No 109 37.6% 17 27.9% 0.150
Yes 181 62.4% 44 72.1%
DM No 185 63.8% 36 59.0% 0.483
Yes 105 36.2% 25 41.0%
Vascular disease No 238 82.1% 50 82.0% 0.985
Yes 52 17.9% 11 18.0%
  1. SD standard deviation