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Table 2 Factors associated with development of hyperglycemia at time of admission among acute stroke patients admitted to Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

From: The frequency and impact of admission hyperglycemia on short term outcome of acute stroke patients admitted to Tikur Anbessa Specialized hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

VariableHyperglycemia (N = 51), (%)Normoglycemia (N = 52) (%)Adjusted OR (95% CI)P-value
Age
  < 65 years32 (47.7)35 (52.3)1.37 (0.52–3.62)0.53
  ≥ 65 years19 (52.7)17 (47.3)1
Gender
 Male33 (50.0)33 (50.0)0.83 (0.33–2.06)0.68
 Female18 (48.6)19 (51.4)1 
Diagnosis of diabetes mellitus
 Yes7 (87.5)1 (12.5)0.07 (0.01–0.69)0.023
 No44 (46.3)51 (53.7)1 
Type of stroke
 Ischemic18 (34.6)34 (65.4)1 
 Hemorrhagic33 (64.7)18 (35.3)4.24 (1.67–10.76)0.002
Admission NIHSS score
 NIHSS > 1425 (61.0)16 (39.0)1.53 (0.55–4.21)0.42
 NIHSS ≤ 1426 (41.9)36 (58.1)1 
 Median admission NIHSS (IQR)14 (10–19)11 (8–15)  
 Mean BG + SD (mg/dl)183.2 + 34.5119.9 + 13.0  
 Mean mRS + SD3.82 + 1.343.33 + 1.52