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Table 4 Possible predictor factors of a poor outcome

From: Guillain-Barré Syndrome: Natural history and prognostic factors: a retrospective review of 106 cases

  Discharge deficits 3th month revision deficits 6th month revision deficits 12th month revision deficits
  Disabling p Disabling p Disabling p Disabling p
Severity at admission   <0.001   0.001   <0.001   0.2
   Non disabling 11.3% (6/53) 20.6% (7/34) 7.7% (2/26) 11.8% (2/17)  
   Disabling 60.3% (32/53) 63% (17/27) 61.9% (13/21) 28.6% (4/14)  
Age   0.2   0.17   0.01   0.006
   <55 years 31.3% (21/67) 34.1% (15/44) 17.6% (6/34) 8% (2/25)
   >55 years 43.6% (17/39) 52.9% (9/17) 69.2% (9/13) 66.7% (4/69
MV   0.003   0.13   0.6   1
   Yes 66.7% (12/18) 66.7% (6/9) 42.9% (3/7) 25% (1/4)
   No 29.5% (26/88) 34.6% (18/52) 30% (12/40) 18.5% (5/27)
Axonal lesion at CNS   0.2   0.3   0.06   0.4
   Demyelinating 40.7% (22/54) 43.3% (13/30) 30.4% (7/23) 16,7% (3/18)
   Axonal 71.4% (5/7) 66,7% (4/6) 80% (4/5) 33.3% (1/3)
  1. Statistical analysis of the disabling deficits and the possible poor prognostic factors during the follow-up.