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Table 2 Relationship of clinical severity with DM and HbA1c

From: Prognostic value of glucose fluctuation in patients undergoing thrombolysis or thrombectomy due to acute ischemic stroke

Clinical Parameters Variables p
Baseline NIHSS mean-n 11.4 ± 4.2–176 0.000
 Baseline NIHSS ≥ 16 17.3 ± 2.1–30 (17%)  
                           < 16 9.8 ± 3.4–146 (83%)  
24th hour NIHSS mean-n 9.5 ± 5.3–176 0.000
 24th hour NIHSS ≥ 16 18.2 ± 2.2–29 (16.5%)  
                             < 16 7.7 ± 3.7–147 (83.5%)  
DM history yes/total, n 73/176 (41.5%) 0.001
 Baseline NIHSS ≥ 16 21/73 (28.8%)  
                        < 16 52/73 (71.2%)  
DM history no/total, n 103/176 (58.5%) 0.001
 Baseline NIHSS ≥ 16 9/103 (8.7%)  
                           < 16 94/103 (91.3%)  
HbA1c ≥ 6.5% / total, n 80/176 (45.5%) 0.001
 Baseline NIHSS ≥ 16 22/80 (27.5%)  
                           < 16 58/80 (72.5%)  
HbA1c % mean (total) 6.48 ± 1.41 0.000
 Baseline NIHSS ≥ 16 7.39 ± 1.53  
                           < 16 6.29 ± 1.31  
  1. DM Diabetes Mellitus
  2. NIHSS National Institute of Health Stroke Scale
  3. HbA1c Hemoglobin A1c