Table 4:
Mean and SD of NIHSS in experimental and control groups before and after receiving i.v. rt-PA within 24 hours by independent sample
t
-test analysis.
Parameters
Experimental group (n=38)
Control group
(n=38)
t
-values
(t)
Mean
Standard deviation (SD)
Mean
Standard deviation (SD)
p-value
(P)
NIHSS before patients received i.v. rt-PA
13.2105
6.22618
14.1842
6.68138
.657
.513
NIHSS after patients received i.v. rt-PA
6.6579
6.39373
12.3947
7.66720
3.542
.001