Table 2

Unadjusted and adjusted ORs for a one-point shift in mRS at follow-up with predictor blood pressure indices of SBP SD, CV, SV and mean. ORs are shown for a 10 mm Hg shift

Blood pressure indicesOR for a 1-point mRS shift95% CIp ValueAdjusted OR for a 1-point mRS shift*95% CIp Value
SBP CV3.301.48 to 7.350.0033.020.86 to 10.60.085
SBP SD5.541.72 to 17.90.0042.781.16 to 6.700.022
SBP SV2.271.01 to 5.100.0473.031.28 to 7.170.012
SBP mean1.000.98 to 1.020.7221.021.00 to 1.050.038
  • *Adjusted for admission NIHSS, patient sex, history of congestive heart failure, history of diabetes mellitus and symptomatic intracranial haemorrhage.

  • CV, coefficient of variation; mRS, modified Rankin Scale; NIHSS, National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale; SBP, systolic blood pressure; SV, successive variation.