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22 May 2021: Clinical Research

Association of Lymphocyte-to-Monocyte Ratio with Poststroke Depression in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke

Lining Chong 1ACDF , Lin Han 2ABDF , Ruqian Liu 1BDF , Guomei Ma 1BF , Hao Ren 1ABCDEF*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.930076

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e930076

Table 2 Comparison of neurology data of the patients in each tertile.

VariablesTotalLMR values on admissionp-Value
Tertile 1 (n=169)LMR >4.85Tertile 2 (n=169)LMR 2.96–4.85Tertile 3 (n=169)LMR <2.96
Moderate to severe stroke (NIHSS score >5), n (%)185 (36.5)28 (16.6)44 (26.0)113 (66.9)
PSD (HAMD score >7), n (%)141 (27.8)24 (14.2)42 (24.9)75 (54.6)
Moderate to severe stroke with PSD, n (%)87 (47.0)8 (28.6)18 (40.9)61 (54.0)0.035
Mild stroke with PSD, n (%)54 (16.8)16 (11.3)24 (19.2)14 (25.0)0.045
n – number of patients; NIHSS – National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale; PSD – post-stroke depression; LMR – lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio.

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