Table 1

Comparison of of patients (n (%)) showing disability according to Glasgow outcome scale and MMSE in different age and sex groups

AgeMaleFemale
18–4041–65>65
Dead (n=3)01  (3.6)2  (5.1)1  (1.1)2  (4.4)
PVS (n=0)00000
Severe disability (n=4)1  (1.4)2 (7.1)1 (2.6)3 (3.3)1 (2.2)
Moderate disability (n=35)17 (24.3)6 (21.4)12 (30.8)27 (29.3)8 (17.8)
No disability (n=95)52 (74.3)19 (67.9)24 (61.5)61 (66.3)34 (75.6)
MMSE score <24 (n=31) 1-1504 (5.7)4 (14.8)23 (62.2)20 (22.2)11 (25)
  • 1-150 p< 0.0001 χ2=44.689, df=2. PVS = persistent vegetative state, MMSE = mini mental state examination.