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Table 1 Univariate analysis of functional outcome at discharge

From: Low hemoglobin is associated with poor functional outcome after non-traumatic, supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage

Variable mRS 0 to 3
(n = 46)
mRS 4 to 6
(n = 150)
P
Age (years)
(mean, SD)
62.5 (13.4) 68.6 (13.1) 0.007a
Sex (male, n, %) 29 (63.0) 101 (67.3) 0.136c
Hemorrhage volume (ml)
(median, IQR)
8.6 (24.0) 30 (66.4) <0.001b
Intraventricular hemorrhage extension (n, %) 5 (10.9) 72 (48.0) <0.001c
NIHSS on admission
(median, IQR)
4 (3) 16 (23) <0.001b
Admission HB (g/dl)
(mean, SD)
14.2 (1.6) 13.6 (2.0) 0.052a
Mean HB (g/dl)
(mean, SD)
13.7 (1.8) 12.3 (2.0) <0.001a
Nadir HB (g/dl)
(mean, SD)
13.0 (1.9) 11.5 (2.3) <0.001a
Anemia during hospital stay
(n, %)
10 (21.7) 84 (56.0) <0.001c
HB measurements (n)
(median, IQR)
4 (4.3) 5 (8.5) 0.22 b
Hospital stay (days)
(median, IQR)
7 (8) 6 (8) 0.32b
ICU stay (n, %) 7 (15.2) 76 (50.7) <0.001c
Mechanical ventilation (n, %) 2 (4.3) 55 (36.9) <0.001c
RBC transfusion (n, %) 1 (2.2) 9 (6.0) 0.302c
  1. a Student t-test
  2. b Mann-Whitney-U test
  3. c Chi squared test
  4. HB, hemoglobin; IQR, interquartile range; mRS, modified Rankin Scale; NIHSS, National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale; RBC, red blood cell; SD, standard deviation.