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Table 1 Baseline patient characteristics

From: Nadir hemoglobin is associated with poor outcome from intracerebral hemorrhage

  Low hemoglobin n = 30 Normal hemoglobin n = 79 p value
Age, median (range) 56.5 (27–89) 61 (30–90) 0.103
Male, % 60 51.9 0.448
Race    0.544
White, % 26.7 27.8  
Black, % 66.7 68.4  
Asian, % 3.3 2.5  
Hispanic, % 0 1.3  
Active Smoker, % 23.3 33.3 0.312
Antithrombotic at home, % 40 34.6 0.602
History of Stroke/TIA, % 16.7 25.3 0.337
History of Hypertension, % 76.7 82.3 0.507
Baseline SBP mmHg, median (range) 170 (115–280) 195 (70–252) 0.186
Baseline DBP mmHg, median (range) 98.5 (56–140) 105 (45–170) 0.014
Baseline NIHSS, median (range) 16 (0–40) 14 (1–40) 0.287
GCS, median (range) 12.5 (3–15) 14 (3-15 0.504
Admit ICH Score 1 (0–4) 1 (0–5) 0.599
Nadir Hemoglobin g/dl, median (range) 8.7 (5.6-12.5) 12 (5.9-16.5) <0.0001
Glucose mg/dl, median (range) 117.5 (70–354) 130 (80–497) 0.540
FFP administered, % 20 11.4 0.244
Platelets administered, % 26.7 15.2 0.167
24 hour hematoma volume expansion mL, median (range) 13 (1–192) 12.3 (0–402) 0.486
Hematoma evacuation, % 13.3 10.1 0.633
Intraventricular catheter placement 13.3 30.4 0.069
ICH location, %    0.347
IVH 0 1.3  
Basal ganglia 53.3 41.8  
Caudate 3.4 0  
Cerebellar 6.7 2.5  
Lobar 20 22.8  
Pons 3.3 10.1  
Thalamus 13.3 21.5  
  1. TIA transient ischemic attack, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, GCS Glasgow coma scale, ICH intracerebral hemorrhage, FFP fresh frozen plasma, tPA tissue plasminogen activator, IVH intraventricular hemorrhage.