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Table 7 Variable assignment

From: Influences of blood lipids on the occurrence and prognosis of hemorrhagic transformation after acute cerebral infarction: a case-control study of 732 patients

Variables Assignment
Group Group (dependent variable) 0 = ACI, 1* = HT post ACI
NIHSS National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale 0* ≤ 4, 1 > 4
Sex Gender 0 = female, 1* = male
Age (year) Age 0* < 50, 1 = 50 to 70, 2 > 70
SBP Systolic blood pressure continuous variable
DM Diabetes mellitus history 0 = no, 1* = yes
Hypopro hypoproteinemia 0 = no, 1* = yes
AF Atrial fibrillation history 0 = no, 1* = yes
TC (mmol/L) Total cholesterol 0* = low, 1 = normal; 2 = high
TG (mmol/L) Triglyceride 0* = low, 1 = normal; 2 = high
LDL-C (mmol/L) Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol 0* = low, 1 = normal; 2 = high
HDL-C (mmol/L) High-density lipoprotein cholesterol 0* < 0.86, 1 = 0.8–1.96; 2 > 1396
Site Infarction site 0 = Anterior, 1* = posterior circulation
Size Infarct size 0* = small, 1 = middle, 2 = large
Cortex Cortex involvement 0* = no, 1 = yes
anti-PLT Anti-platelet 0 = no*, 1 = aspirin 100 mg or clopidogrel 75 mg; 2 = aspirin 100 mg + clopidogrel 75 mg, 3 = aspirin 300 mg or clopidogrel 300 mg
  1. *. Reference category. ACI (acute cerebral infarction). HT (hemorrhagic transformation post ACI). NIHSS (National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale)
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