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Table 2 Adjusted Gamma regression model of adherence to Mediterranean diet and admission NIHSSb scores

From: Pre-stroke adherence to a Mediterranean diet pattern is associated with lower acute ischemic stroke severity: a cross-sectional analysis of a prospective hospital-register study

VariableAdjusted Coefficienta95% Confidence intervalP value
High adherence to Mediterranean dietc−0.1995912−0.3625112−0.03647120.016
Longer time from symptom onset to admission−0.0000643− 0.0000981−0.0000304< 0.0001
Cardioembolic etiology1.5815820.2633162.8998480.019
Diabetes Mellitus1.8336420.03296433.634320.046
Vessel occlusion6.2178654.3149028.120828< 0.0001
  1. aAdjusted for: Age, Diabetes Mellitus, alcohol consumption, sedentary lifestyle, previous dependency, time from symptom onset to hospital admission, vessel occlusion, body mass index, admission glucose, total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, cardioembolic stroke etiologies. bNIHSS National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale. cHigh adherence to Mediterranean diet = MEDAS scores 7–14