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Table 2 Variables associated with ischaemic stroke caused by anterior cerebral artery (ACA) infarction

From: Infarction in the territory of the anterior cerebral artery: clinical study of 51 patients

Variable β SE (β) Odds ratio
(95% CI)
p
ACA versus MCA infarctions     
Model based on demographics, vascular risk factors and clinical variables*     
   Speech disturbances (dysarthria, aphasia) -0.728 0.289 0.48 (0.27–0.85) 0.012
   Altered consciousness -1.159 0.526 0.31 (0.11–0.88) 0.028
ACA versus PCA infarctions     
Model based on demographics, vascular risk factors, clinical features and topographic and aetiological variables     
   Motor deficit 2.210 0.445 9.11 (3.8–21.8) 0.000
   Cardioembolism 0.914 0.269 2.49 (1.21–5.14) 0.013
   Sensory deficit -1.036 0.377 0.35 (0.17–0.74) 0.006
  1. *β = -2.748; SE (β) = 0.197; goodness-of-fit χ2 = 0.271; df = 2; p = 0.873; area under the ROC curve = 0.628; sensitivity 51%; specificity 69%; positive predictive value 6%; negative predictive value 97%; correct classification 68.8%.
  2. †β = -2.739; SE (β) = 0.436; goodness-of-fit χ2 = 7.967; df = 5; p = 0.158; area under the ROC curve = 0.811; sensitivity 65%; specificity 75%; positive predictive value 38%; negative predictive value 90%; correct classification 72.9%.