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Table 3 Factors associated with death during hospitalization

From: Stroke risk factors, subtypes and outcome in elderly Thai patients

Factor Survive Death p-value
n = 521 n = 21
Age ≥ 75: n (%) 172 (33.0%) 14 (66.7%) 0.001
Male: n (%) 231 (44.3%) 12 (57.1%) 0.247
Risk factor: n (%)
 History of diabetes mellitus 193 (37.0%) 7 (33.3%) 0.73
 History of hypertension 381 (73.1%) 17 (81.0%) 0.426
 History of dyslipidemia 307 (58.9%) 9 (42.9%) 0.143
 Atrial fibrillation 111 (21.3%) 12 (57.1%) < 0.001
 Smoking 32 (6.1%) 0 (0.0%) 0.242
 Previous stroke 105 (20.2%) 8 (38.1%) 0.047
 Previous TIA 13 (2.5%) 1 (4.8%) 0.522
 Previous MI 50 (9.6%) 4 (19.0%) 0.156
 NIHSS on admission (mean ± SD) 6.301± 0.284 14.789±  1.770 < 0.001
Stroke subtype: n (%)
 Large artery atherosclerosis 127 (24.4%) 3 (14.3%) 0.602
 Cardioembolism 144 (27.6%) 12 (57.1%) 0.002
 Small vessel occlusion 148 (28.4%) 1 (4.8%) 0.021
 Other determined 7 (1.3%) 1 (4.8%) 0.652
 Undetermined 95 (18.2%) 4 (19.0%) 0.788