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Table 4 Predictors of satisfactory outcome at 30 days after acute stroke in 127 patients

From: Early mortality and functional outcome after acute stroke in Uganda: prospective study with 30 day follow-up

Variable Satisfactory outcome n/N (%) Unadjusted OR 95 % CI P value Adjusted OR 95 % CI P value
Sex
 Male 28/59 (47.5) 1    
 Female 21/68 (30.9) 0.5 (0.2–1.02) 0.057   
Age group (years)
 <51 21/38 (55.3) 1   1  
 51–60 12/26 (46.2) 0.7 (0.2–1.9) 0.475 0.4 (0.1–1.8) 0.244
 61–70 9/26 (34.6) 0.4 (0.4–1.2) 0.107 0.6 (0.1–2.4) 0.434
 ≥71 7/37 (18.9) 0.2 (0.1–0.5) 0.002 0.2 (0.04–0.7) 0.015
Education
 None and primary 24/71 (33.8) 1    
 Secondary and tertiary 25/56 (44.6) 1.6 (0.8–3.2) 0.214   
Marital status
 Not married 18/61 (29.5) 1    
 Married 31/66 (46.9) 2.1 (1.01–4.4) 0.045   
History of stroke/TIA
 No 15/35 (42.9) 1    
 Yes 33/90 (36.7) 0.8 (0.3–1.7) 0.523   
 Don’t know 1/2 (50.0) 1.3 (0.1–23.1) 0.843   
History of hypertension
 No 24/49 (48.9) 1   1  
 Yes 25/78 (32.1) 0.5 (0.2–1.02) 0.058 0.3 (0.1–0.9) 0.033
Febrile
 No 47/118 (39.8) 1    
 Yes 2/9 (22.2) 0.4 (0.1–2.2) 0.308   
Hypertension (>140/90 mmHg)
 No 11/30 (36.7) 1    
 Yes 38/97 (39.2) 1.1 (0.5–2.6) 0.805   
Initial level of consciousness
 GCS ≥9 46/104 (44.2) 1   1  
 GCS <9 3/23 (13.0) 0.2 (0.1–0.7) 0.010 0.3 (0.04–2.3) 0.261
Stroke severity at admission
 Mild and moderate 35/45 (77.8) 1   1  
 Severe 12/43 (27.9) 0.1 (0.04–0.3) <0.0001 0.06 (0.02–0.2) <0.0001
 Very severe 2/39 (5.1) 0.02 (0.003–0.07) <0.0001 0.01 (0.002–0.09) <0.0001
Fasting blood sugar
 Normal 33/65 (50.8) 1    
 Impaired glucose tolerance 10/26 (38.5) 0.6 (0.2–1.5) 0.290   
 High 6/36 (16.7) 0.2 (0.1–0.5) 0.001   
White blood cell count
 Low 9/13 1    
 Normal 37/97 0.1 (0.1–0.9) 0.042   
 High 3/17 0.1 (0.01–0.5) 0.007   
Stroke subtype
 Hemorrhagic 13/39 (33.3) 1   1  
 Ischemic 36/88 (40.9) 1.4 (0.6–3.1) 0.419 0.4 (0.1–1.5) 0.169