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Table 3 Odds ratios for speech disturbance, comparing those with and without characteristics listed in the left column of the table

From: Speech disturbance at stroke onset is correlated with stroke early mortality

  Odds ratio 95% Confidence interval p
   Lower Upper  
Age (70 or over) 0.88 0.68 1.13 0.302
Sex (Female) 0.64 0.49 0.84 0.001
Systolic hypertension (140 or over), mmHg 0.81 0.60 1.11 0.187
Diastolic hypertension (90 or over), mmHg 1.19 0.91 1.56 0.196
Arrhythmia 1.32 0.75 2.32 0.335
Hypertension history 0.98 0.75 1.28 0.897
Arrhythmia history 1.20 0.71 2.01 0.495
Diabetes mellitus history 1.21 0.90 1.63 0.202
Hyperlipemia history 0.80 0.59 1.10 0.168
Tobacco use 0.76 0.56 1.02 0.064
Alcohol use 0.50 0.37 0.66 <0.001
Paresis 2.83 2.15 3.73 <0.001
Cerebral infarction    reference <0.001*
Cerebral hemorrhage 0.75 0.55 1.04 0.083
Subarachnoid hemorrhage 0.18 0.07 0.42 <0.001
  1. *: stroke subtypes as a whole.