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Table 3 Clinical presentations of stroke subtypes among adult patients admitted to stroke unit of JUMC from March 10–July 10, 2017

From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Risk factors, clinical presentations and predictors of stroke among adult patients admitted to stroke unit of Jimma university medical center, south west Ethiopia: prospective observational study

Clinical presentationsTotal patients (N = 116)Ischemic stroke (n = 60)Hemorrhagic stroke (n = 56)OR (P value)
Headache87 (75.0%)43 (71.7%)44 (78.6%)0.392
Aphasia/ dysphasia70 (60.3%)36 (60.0%)34 (60.7%)0.937
Hemiparesis62 (53.4%)31 (51.7%)31 (55.4%)0.691
Facial palsy60 (51.7%)35 (58.3%25 (44.6%)0.142
Vomiting54 (46.6%)22 (36.7%)32 (57.1%)0.028
Bladder/ urinary incontinence44 (37.9%)21 (35.0%)23 (41.1%)0.501
Decreased LOC43 (37.1%21 (35.0%)22 (39.3%)0.633
Hemiplegia38 (32.8%)31 (51.7%)31 (55.4%)0.589
Swallowing difficulty / dysphagia26 (22.4%)13 (21.7%)13 (23.2%)0.842
Dysarthria / slurred speech24 (20.7%)10 (16.7%)14 (25.0%)0.271
Blurred vision23 (19.8%)9 (15.0%)14 (25.0%)0.181
Ataxia/ gait abnormality21 (18.1%)14 (23.3%)7 (12.5%)0.135
Loss of memory18 (15.5%)10 (16.7%)8 (14.3%)0.724
Vertigo/ dizziness16 (13.8%)8 (13.3%)8 (14.3%)0.882
Neck stiffness15 (12.8%)3 (5.0%)12 (21.4%)0.015
Asphyxia14 (12.1%)6 (10.0%)8 (14.3%)0.481
Chest pain14 (12.1%)12 (20.0%)2 (3.6%)0.016
Forced gaze (conjugate deviation)12 (10.3%)6 (10.0%)6 (10.7%)0.900
Coma11 (9.5%)2 (3.3%)9 (16.1%)0.033
Altered sensorium9 (7.8%)6 (10.0%)3 (5.4%)0.358
Convulsion/ seizure /ABM8 (6.9%)5 (8.3%)3 (5.4%)0.530
Visual field defect7 (6.0%)4 (6.7%)3 (5.4%)0.768
Trismus (lock jaw)5 (4.3%)2 (3.3%)3 (5.4%)0.228
Diplopia5 (4.3%)2 (3.3%)3 (5.4%)0.595
Monoparesis/plegia2(1.7%)0 (0%)2 (3.6%)0.999
  1. ABM Abnormal body movement, LOC Level of consciousness, OR Odds ratio