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Table. 4.

Table. 4.

Demographic characteristic of ischemic stroke patients according to ESR values

Group I (N=35) Group II (N=103) Group III (N=25) P-value
Total No. of cases 35 103 25
No. of males 28 (80%) 70(67.9%) 9 (36%)
No. of females 7 (20%)|| 33 (32%)§ 16 (64%)§|| .001
Mean age 61.26±11.42 65.96±12.13 68.68±10.03 <.05*
Previous h/o stroke 4 (11.4%) 13 (12.6%) 5 (20%) 0.534
Hypertension 32 (91.4%) 99 (96.1%) 24 (96%) 0.508
Diabetes 13 (37.1%) 33 (32.03%) 11 (44%) 0.507
CAD 10 (28.6%) 34 (33%) 6 (24%) 0.651
AF 1 (2.9%) 5 (4.9%) 1 (4%) 1.0
Migraine 2 (5.7%) 1 (0.9%) 2 (8%) 0.075
SBP 144±25.57 152.28±21.69 145.12±19.42 0.098*
DBP 86.71±12.89 89.76±11.12 85.04±13.91 0.139*
Hemoglobin 13.64±1.746 12.83±1.715 11.36±1.871 <.001*
RBC 4.69±0.923 4.45±0.572 3.98±0.616 <.001*
PCV 40.91 38.63 34.16 <.001*

Abbreviation: See Table 1,2.

*One way ANOVA.

Pearson Chi square test.

The difference among the group I, group II and group III is statistically significant.

§The difference between the group II and group III is statistically significant (P=0.0065).

||The difference between the group I and group III is statistically significant (P=0.0014).

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