Table 2

 Single explanatory variable analysis of demographic, clinical, and biological predictors of intracerebral haemorrhage

VariablesHT group (n = 21)Non-HT group (n = 27)Totalp Value
Values are mean (SD) unless indicated otherwise. Significant values in bold.
DBP, diastolic blood pressure; HT, haemorrhagic transformation; NIHSS, National Institutes of Health stroke scale; SBP, systolic blood pressure; tPA, tissue plasminogen activator.
Age (years)68.9 (8.8)59.8 (15.4)63.8 (13.6) 0.01
Weight (kg)75.5 (14.7)64.7 (13.9)69.6 (15.1) 0.01
History of hypertension (%)66.744.454.20.15
History of hyperlipidaemia (%)52.422.235.4 0.04
History of atheroma (%)57.129.641.70.08
NIHSS score15.5 (5.6)12.2 (5.6)13.7 (5.8) 0.05
Mean 24 hour SBP (mm Hg)151.8 (16.0)134.2 (18.9)142.1 (19.5) 0.001
Mean 24 hour DBP (mm Hg)81.9 (8.9)76.7 (10.8)79.0 (10.2)0.08
Glucose (mmol/l)7.8 (2.2)6.4 (2.6)7.0 (2.5) 0.05
Platelet count (×109/l)225.8 (59.8)243.3 (68.5)235.6 (64.8)0.36
White blood cell count (×109/l)8.5 (2.4)8.7 (2.5)8.6 (2.4)0.77
Red blood cell count (×1012/l)4.6 (0.4)4.3 (0.5)4.5 (0.5) 0.04
Cholesterol (mmol/l)5.3 (1.0)5.2 (1.0)5.2 (1.0)0.83
Fibrinogen (g/l)3.6 (0.6)3.3 (0.9)3.5 (0.8)0.23
Delay to tPA (min)206 (20)272 (18)261 (72)0.24