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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics of the study population in the present study

From: Association of peripheral neutrophil count with intracranial atherosclerotic stenosis

 With stroke(n = 1363)Without stroke(n = 1484)P-value
Characteristics
 Age, mean ± SD, y68.44 ± 11.6568.41 ± 10.700.7669
 Male, n (%)835(61.26%)904 (60.92%)0.8502
Hematological examinations
 Lipoprotein, median (IQR), mg/dL16.120 (7.270–30.320)13.315 (6.065–25.902)< 0.0001
 Triglyceride, median (IQR), mmol/L1.320 (0.990–1.790)1.220 (0.890–1.760)< 0.0001
 Total cholesterol, median (IQR), mmol/L5.030 (4.210–5.885)4.725 (4.000–5.480)< 0.0001
 HDL, median (IQR), mmol/L1.110 (0.950–1.300)1.110 (0.940–1.330)0.4013
 LDL, median (IQR), mmol/L3.110 (2.550–3.700)2.860 (2.320–3.413)< 0.0001
 Neutrophils, median (IQR), (per 109/L)4.100 (3.230–5.400)3.470 (2.770–4.322)<  0.0001
 Lymphocytes, median (IQR), (per 109/L)1.900 (1.490–2.410)1.960 (1.540–2.450)0.0986
 NLR, median (IQR)2.060 (1.540–3.080)1.700 (1.300–2.373)< 0.0001
 Glucose, median (IQR),mmol/L5.520 (4.630–7.445)5.270 (4.697–6.433)0.0001
Medical history, n (%)
 Hypertension, n (%),1036 (76.01%)1094 (73.72%)0.1598
 Diabetes mellitus, n (%)505 (37.05%)440 (29.65%)< 0.0001
 Coronary Heart Disease, n (%)434 (31.84%)607 (40.90%)< 0.0001
 Smoking, n (%)479 (35.14%)432 (29.11%)0.0006
 Alcohol use, n (%)345 (25.31%)269 (18.13%)< 0.0001
 Stenosis, n (%)474 (34.78%)283 (19.07%)< 0.0001
  1. Abbreviations: IQR interquartile range, NLR neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio, SD standard deviation, HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein