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Table 3 Characteristics of patients with and without IHI

From: Can ABCD2 score predict the need for in-hospital intervention in patients with transient ischemic attacks?

  Patients with IHI (n = 12) Patients without IHI (n = 109) p value
Total ABCD2 score, mean (SD) 3.5 (1.4) 3.3 (1.5) 0.707
 Age ≥ 60 years old, n (%) 8 (67) 70 (64) 0.867
 SBP >140 or DBP ≥ 90 mmHg, n (%) 7 (58) 68 (62) 0.785
 Unilateral weakness, n (%) 4 (33) 29 (27) 0.734
 Speech disturbance without weakness, n (%) 3 (25) 33 (30) 1.000
 Duration ≥ 60 min, n (%) 5 (42) 37 (34) 0.750
 10–59 min, n (%) 5 (42) 34 (31) 0.521
 Diabetes, n (%) 1 (8) 25 (23) 0.244
Infarcts on DWI, n (%) 4 (33) 10 (9) 0.033*
Demographic characteristics
 Age, years, mean (SD) 67 (13) 65 (15) 0.563
 Female sex, n (%) 3 (25) 64 (59) 0.033*
Medical history, n (%)
 Diabetes 1 (8) 24 (22) 0.456
 Hypertension 9 (75) 69 (63) 0.535
 Coronary artery disease 5 (42) 12 (11) 0.013*
 Hypercholesterolemia 9 (75) 50 (46) 0.071
 Prior stroke 3 (25) 12 (11) 0.170
 Smoking 3 (25) 20 (18) 0.697
  1. IHI in-hospital intervention, SD standard deviation, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, DWI diffusion-weighted imaging
  2. *A p < 0.05 was set for statistical significance