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Table 3 Distribution of the mRS within all study cases, comparison of mRS at discharge and 3 months

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

Modified Rankin score Number of cases Percentage (%)
mRS at 3 months ≤ 2 212 74.1%
>2 74 25.9%
  Site Chi-square test
P value
  ACS PCS
N % N %
mRS at 3 months ≤ 2 167 70.20% 45 93.80% 0.001*
>2 71 29.80% 3 6.30%
Anterior mRS at 3 m Total McNemar test
P value
≤ 2 >2
mRS at discharge ≤ 2 133 (55.88%) 8 (3.36%) 144 (59.24%) < 0.001*
>2 34 (14.29%) 63 (26.47%) 97 (40.76%)
Total 167 (70.17%) 71 (29.83%) 238 (100%)
Posterior mRS at 3 m   
≤ 2 >2
mRS at discharge ≤ 2 35 (72.92%) 1 (2.08%) 36 (75%) 0.012*
>2 10 (20.83%) 2 (4.17%) 12 (25%)
Total 45 (93.75%) 3 (6.25%) 48 (100%)
  1. *Significant
  2. mRS modified Rankin Score, ACS anterior circulation stroke, PCS posterior circulation stroke