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Table 1 Baseline clinical, radiological and laboratory factors correlated with plasma resistin level*

From: Resistin is associated with mortality in patients with traumatic brain injury

  r value P value
GCS score on admission -0.547 0.000
Hyperglycemia on admission 0.333 0.001
Hypoxia on admission 0.286 0.005
Pupils unreactive on admission 0.521 0.000
CT classification 5 or 6 0.219 0.034
Abnormal cisterns on initial CT scan 0.344 0.001
Midline shift > 5 mm on initial CT scan 0.308 0.002
Mechanical ventilation 0.223 0.031
Blood glucose level (mmol/L) 0.241 0.019
Plasma C-reactive protein level (mg/L) 0.332 0.001
Plasma fibrinogen level (g/L) 0.281 0.006
Plasma D-dimer level (mg/L) 0.232 0.025
  1. *Correlations of plasma resistin level with other variables were analyzed by Spearman test. CT, computed tomography; GCS, Glasgow Coma Scale.