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Table 4 Secondary preventive factors associated with cognitive impairment at 6 months post-stroke

From: Cognitive impairment six months after ischaemic stroke: a profile from the ASPIRE-S study

  Adjusted OR* P-value 95% CI
Blood pressure not at target (>140/90) 1.02 0.93 .72-1.4
Fasting glucose not at target <7 mmol/L) 1.11 0.73 .62-1.96
Serum total cholesterol not at target (>4.5 mmol/L) 1.86 0.091 .91-3.82
Number of medications 1.12 0.001 1.04-1.19
Antihypertensive 1.22 0.44 .74-2.01
Polytherapy antihypertensive (<2 vs. > = 2) .67 0.03 .46-.96
Antiplatelet .38 0.078 .13-.68
Anticoagulant .41 <0.001 .26-.68
Statin .75 .59 .28-2.04
  1. *adjusted for age, sex and stroke severity.
  2. OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.