Table 2

The association between the occurrence of swirl sign and death at one month and the functional outcome according to mRS
Swirl sign OR (95% CI) p-value
Negative Positive
Death one month* Yes 29 (44) 37 (56)
No 112 (82) 24 (18) 0.2 (0.1-0.3) < 0.001
mRS** Favorable 69 (86) 11 (14)
Unfavorable 60 (56) 48 (44) 5 (2.3-11.3) < 0.001

Figures between parenthesis are percentage.

* The number of the missing data is 1 patient. ** The number of the missing data is 15 patients.

mRS Modified Rankin Scale, favorable outcome: mRS ≤ 3, unfavorable outcome: mRS ≥ 4.

OR Odds ratio. 95%, CI 95% confidence interval.

Selariu et al.

Selariu et al. BMC Neurology 2012 12:109   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-12-109

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