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Table 1 Demographic data, Risk factors and stroke assessment scores

From: Pre-microRNAs single nucleotide variants (rs3746444 A > G and rs2910164 C > G) increase the risk of ischemic stroke in the Egyptian population: a case–control study

Parameters Cases (n = 100) Controls (n = 100) p Value*
Age (years)
Mean ± SD 54.35 ± 10.58 51.74 ± 9.35 0.066
Range 22–78 22–78  
≤ 40, n (%) 11 (11) 14 (14) 0.521
> 40, n (%) 89 (89) 86 (86)
Gender, n (%)
Male 65 (65) 63 (63) 0.768
Female 35 (35) 37 (73)
Risk factors to stroke, n (%)
Smoker 41 (41) 48 (48) 0.319
DM 49 (49) 60 (60) 0.118
HTN 61 (61) 60 (60) 0.885
Hyperlipidemia 30 (30) 41 (41) 0.104
NIHSS score, n (%)
Mild 49 (49)  
Moderate 45 (45)
Severe 6 (6)
Duplex atherosclerotic scoring
Normal 21 (21)  
Mild 44 (44)
Moderate 19 (19)
Severe 16 (16)
CRP level
Mean ± SD 18.79 ± 18.21  
Range 0.5–66
Normal ≤ 5 mg/L, n (%) 32 (32)
Abnormal > 5 mg/L, n (%) 68 (68)
  1. DM Diabetes Mellitus, HTN hypertension, SD standard deviation, NIHSS National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale
  2. *p Value ≤ 0.05 is statistically significant