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Table 4 Multivariable logistic regression analysis: factors independently associated with early arrival

From: Stroke awareness decreases prehospital delay after acute ischemic stroke in korea

  Arrival time (≤ 3 hours)  
  Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI) P*
NIHSS 1.152 (1.099-1.207) 1.101 (1.038-1.167) 0.001
Previous stroke 1.952 (1.251-3.047) 1.185 (0.680-2.067) 0.549
Diabetes 0.627 (0.388-1.013) 0.642 (0.367-1.122) 0.120
Hyperlipidemia 0.572 (0.303-1.081) 0.485 (0.227-1.035) 0.061
Atrial fibrillation 2.838 (1.513-5.323) 2.152 (0.975-4.747) 0.058
Coronary heart disease 1.923 (0.971-3.809) 0.882 (0.362-2.146) 0.781
Living alone 1.933 (0.979-3.817) 1.710 (0.767-3.810) 0.190
Arrival through referral 0.178 (0.100-0.317) 0.116 (0.059-0.228) < 0.001
Arrival by Ambulance 2.697 (1.790-4.063) 1.961 (1.176-3.270) 0.010
Knowledge by patient of thrombolysis 1.854 (1.147-2.998) 2.002 (1.104-3.633) 0.022
Awareness of the patient/bystander that the initial symptom was stroke related 3.340 (2.211-5.045) 4.438 (2.669-7.381) < 0.001
  1. *P for multivariate model
  2. Candidate variables were selected from the results of univariate analysis with P < 0.2