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Table 4 Multivariate linear regression analyses of factors associated with admission costs in stroke patients

From: Initial blood pressure is associated with stroke severity and is predictive of admission cost and one-year outcome in different stroke subtypes: a SRICHS registry study

  IS HS
Admission cost, USD Factors Linear regression coefficient 95 % CI P value Factors Linear regression coefficient 95 % CI P value
  Initial NIHSS score 112.4 79.5 to 145.2 <0.001 Initial NIHSS score 39.26 0.02 to 78.50 0.051
  Heart rate, bpm 35.1 20.8 to 49.5 <0.001 Infection 1920.00 892.84 to 2947.16 <0.001
  Hemoglobin, mg/dl −116.4 −220.3 to −12.4 0.028     
  Infection 1502.3 967.2 to 2037.3 <0.001     
  Low SBP (≤110 mmHg) 1197.2 55.8 to 2338.6 0.040     
  High SBP (≥ 211 mmHg) 1763.8 −8.4 to 2526.0 0.051     
  1. IS ischemic stroke, HS hemorrhagic stroke, USD US dollar, bpm beats per minute, NIHSS National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale, SBP systolic blood pressure