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Table 4 Multivariable logistic regression model for predicting patients with dysphagia

From: Total magnetic resonance imaging of cerebral small vessel disease burden predicts dysphagia in patients with a single recent small subcortical infarct

Variables

Odds Ratio

95% CI

t

P value

Age

1.02

0.99,1.05

1.16

0.25

Gender

1.59

0.70,3.63

1.11

0.26

History of Hypertension

0.41

0.18,0.95

−2.08

0.04

NIH Stroke Scale score

1.25

1.13,1.37

4.46

8.12 × 10− 6**

Higher CRP

1.66

0.77,3.59

1.29

0.20

Fibrinogen (g/l)

1.19

0.83,1.71

0.95

0.34

SVD burdena

2.27

1.56,3.31

4.30

1.75 × 10−5**

  1. a Higher CRP refers to C-reactive protein ≥3 mg/l; SVD refers to small vessel disease