Table 1: Stroke severity in patients with and without disorders of consciousness on admission and discharge.

Stroke severityPatients without disorders of consciousnessPatients with disorders of consciousness 𝑃 value*
nX±SDnX±SD

NIHSS score at admission1477.95.15419.99.5<0.001
NIHSS score at discharge1414.33.92411.410.50.003

X: mean; SD: standard deviation; *: Student's 𝑡 -test.