Research Article

A Bioclinical Pattern for the Early Diagnosis of Cardioembolic Stroke

Table 3

Results of multiple logistic regression model for the likelihood of a stroke of cardioembolic origin among 114 patients. Odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (95% CI) are estimated from multiple logistic regression models including and excluding atrial fibrillation (AF).

Cardioembolic strokeModel with AFModel without AF
NoYesOR*95% CI valueOR*95% CI value

Age (years)80340.960.90––1.050.92
Baseline NIHSS score80341.100.99––1.240.005
NT-proBNP (pg/mL)
Atrial fibrillation
Area under ROC curve0.910.84

Each variable is adjusted for the others.