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Table 1 Baseline characteristics and neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio according to status of ischemic stroke

From: Associations of the neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio with intracranial artery stenosis and ischemic stroke

  Total participants included (n = 2989) All participants with stroke (n = 1867) All participants without stroke (n = 1122) P
Age, mean ± SD, years 68.03 (11.37) 67.96 (11.57) 68.16 (11.04) 0.717
Female 1165 (38.98) 658 (35.26) 507 (45.23) 0.000*
SBP, median [IQR], mmHg 146 [130–160] 150 [135–165] 140 [130–155] 0.000*
DBP, median [IQR], mmHg 82 [80–90] 85 [80–92] 80 [78–90] 0.000*
Hematological examinations
 Glucose, median (IQR), mmol/L 5.32 (4.67–6.91) 5.47 (4.70–7.43) 5.16 (4.62–6.36) 0.000*
 HDL, median (IQR), mmol/L 1.12 (0.95–1.33) 1.12 (0.95–1.31) 1.12 (0.95–1.35) 0.200
 LDL, median (IQR), mmol/L 2.98 (2.40–3.57) 3.04 (2.48–3.66) 2.85 (2.29–3.43) 0.000*
 TC, median (IQR), mmol/L 4.88 (4.10–5.70) 4.95 (4.17–5.83) 4.71 (3.97–5.33) 0.000*
 TG, median (IQR), mmol/L 1.29 (0.95–1.76) 1.30 (0.97–1.78) 1.27 (0.91–1.73) 0.035
 Neutrophils, median (IQR), (109/L) 3.83 (2.99–4.96) 4.05 (3.17–5.36) 3.49 (2.78–4.37) 0.000*
 Lymphocytes, median (IQR), (109/L) 1.94 (1.52–2.41) 1.94 (1.52–2.43) 1.94 (1.51–2.40) 0.467
 NLR, median (IQR) 1.92 (1.43–2.76) 2.01 (1.49–3.00) 1.76 (1.33–2.44) 0.000*
Medical history
 Hypertension, n (%) 2370 (79.29) 1476 (79.06) 894 (79.68) 0.685
 Diabetes mellitus, n (%) 1079 (36.10) 694 (37.17) 385 (34.31) 0.115
 Stroke, n (%) 711 (23.79) 449 (24.05) 262 (23.35) 0.000*
 CHD, n (%) 1141 (38.17) 628 (33.64) 513 (45.72) 0.000*
Smoking, n (%) 1015 (33.96) 690 (36.96) 325 (28.97) 0.000*
Drinking, n (%) 716 (23.95) 492 (26.35) 224 (19.96) 0.000*
ICAS, n (%) 851 (28.47) 612 (32.78) 239 (21.30) 0.000*
  1. Abbreviations: SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein, TC total cholesterol, TG triglyceride, NLR neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio, CHD coronary heart disease, SD standard deviation, IQR interquartile range, P* for comparisons between stroke and non-stroke groups
  2. *P < 0.001; P < 0.05