Table 3

Predictive factors for 3-month outcome in multivariate logistic regression

 OR95% CIp Value
Age (year)0.9610.9280.9950.023
NIHSS at recruitment0.7340.6580.819<0.001
ECP duration (h)1.0321.0081.0560.008
Previous TIA0.143
Stroke onset to ECP time (day)0.075
  • The numbers in italics are those p value <0.05 in order to address the statistic significance.

  • ECP, external counterpulsation; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; TIA, transient ischaemic attack.