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Table 5 National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) among patients group

From: Paradoxical role of hepatocyte growth factor in ischemic stroke: stroke risk/stroke recovery

  The patient group (100 stroke patients) Test P value
Carotid atherosclerosis N = 50 Cardioembolic N = 50 Total N = 100
NIHSS
 X ± SD 12.64 ± 9.89 13.88 ± 8.61 13.26 ± 9.24 0.69 0.49
 Range 1–40 1–35 1–40
  No % No %    X2  
NIHSS
 Minor impairment 15 30 11 22 26 26 2.10 0.55
 Moderate 13 26 13 26 26 26
 Moderate-to-severe 11 22 17 34 28 28
 Severe impairment 11 22 9 18 20 20
  1. X mean, SD standard deviation, X2 Chi-square test