Table 5: Death predicting factors of in-hospital mortality in patients with stroke.

Survival DeathUnivariate analysis Multivariate analysis
(%) (%)OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)

Sex
 Female85 (68.5)39 (31.5)0.75 (0.49–1.14)0.180.72 (0.23–2.19)0.56
 Male153 (76.1)48 (23.9)
Age (years)
 <4531 (68.9)14 (31.1)
 45–5458 (77.3)17 (22.7)0.68 (0.33–1.42)0.32
 55–6471 (71)29 (29)0.85 (0.45–1.61)0.62
 ≥6578 (74.3)27 (25.7)0.80 (0.42–1.52)0.51
Time 1*
 ≤6 hours147 (71)60 (29)0.77 (0.49–1.21)0.27
 >6 hours91 (77.1)27 (22.9)
Time 2**
 ≤6 hours66 (75.9)21 (24.1)1.13 (0.69–1.85)0.63
 >6 hours172 (72.3)66 (27.7)
Comorbidities***
 HBP167 (73.6)60 (26.4)0.91 (0.58–1.43)0.68
 Diabetes50 (74.6)17 (25.4)0.94 (0.56–1.60)0.83
 Dyslipidemia 26 (89.7)3 (10.3)0.35 (0.11–1.12)0.080.5 (0.06–4.13)0.52
31 (81.6)7 (18.4)0.62 (0.29–1.34)0.200.46 (0.09–2.16)0.33
 Alcohol80 (87)12 (13)0.34 (0.18–0.62)0.00010.43 (0.12–1.58)0.21
 Tobacco48 (92.3)4 (7.7)0.23 (0.08–0.62)0.0041.02 (0.16–6.52)0.99
 HIV8 (80)2 (20)0.67 (0.16–2.71)0.57
Glasgow, (/15)
 ≤810 (18.2)45 (81.8)9.34 (6.08–14.33)0.000113.41 (4.86–36.9)0.0001
 >8228 (84.4)42 (15.6)
Temperature (°C)
 ≤37.5196 (80.3)48 (19.7)2.78 (1.82–4.25)0.00012.17 (0.76–6.23)0.15
 >37.542 (51.9)39 (48.1)
Glycemia (g/L) capillary
 ≤1.4150 (79.4)39 (20.6)1.87 (1.19–2.92)0.0073.61 (1.38–9.44)0.009
 >1.468 (64.8)37 (35.2)
Serum creatinine (mg/L)
  ≤13152 (80.9)36 (19.1)1.74 (1.08–2.80)0.020.75 (0.19–3.02)0.69
 >1366 (67.3)32 (32.7)
Urea (g/L)
 ≤0.45152 (81.3)36 (18.7)1.79 (1.07–2.98)0.021.57 (0.41–6.08)0.51
 >0.4552 (66.7)26 (33.3)
CRP (mg/L)
 <677 (92.8)6 (7.2)
 6–2439 (83)8 (17)1.79 (0.62–5.19)0.291.03 (0.24–4.36)0.97
 >2435 (71.4)14 (28.6)2.67 (1.01–7.08)0.0480.89 (0.23–3.4)0.87
Uric acid (mg/L)
 ≤7035 (87.5)5 (12.5)1.68 (0.49–5.80)0.41
 >7059 (92.2)5 (7.8)
Complications during admission70 (66.7)35 (33.3)1.06 (0.62–1.81)0.41
Stroke’s type
 Ischemic148 (87.1)22 (12.9)3.32 (2.05–5.40)0.00015.65 (1.77–18.02)0.003
 Hemorrhagic 90 (58.1)65 (41.9)

Time 1: delay from stroke onset and the first consultation; Time 2: delay from stroke onset and consultation at Douala General Hospital.
Comorbidities: known vascular risk factors during admission; HBP: high blood pressure; past medical history of stroke.