Table 3

Hierarchical regression of mRS scores at 3–6 months after stroke on baseline MMSE, MoCA and NIHSS for a subsample of patients with NIHSS scores >2 at baseline

ModelBlockVariablesFinal β (p value)R2R2 changeF changep Value
1Controls*0.460.46021.68<0.001
A12Baseline MMSE−0.18 (0.010)0.490.03610.940.001
3Baseline NIHSS0.22 (0.001)0.530.03411.070.001
A22Baseline NIHSS0.22 (0.001)0.510.04915.33<0.001
3Baseline MMSE−0.18 (0.010)0.530.0216.830.010
B12Baseline MoCA−0.16 (0.021)0.490.0298.510.004
3Baseline NIHSS0.22 (0.001)0.520.04012.070.001
B22Baseline NIHSS0.22 (0.001)0.510.04915.33<0.001
3Baseline MoCA−0.16 (0.021)0.520.0175.420.021
  • *Block 1 variables for blocks 2 and 3 variables in the models (A1, A2, B1 and B2) include age, sex, education, composite of cardiovascular risk factors, premorbid mRS and baseline mRS.

  • MMSE, Mini-Mental State Examination; MoCA, Montreal Cognitive Assessment; mRS, modified Rankin Scale; NIHSS, National Institute of Health Stroke Score.