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Table 2 Subgroup and meta-regression analysis of ORs on prognostic role of NLR in stroke patients, 95% conf. intervals, and I-squared values

From: The predictive role of the neutrophil–lymphocyte ratio in the prognosis of adult patients with stroke

Subgroup analysis No. of studies No. of patients 95% conf. interval Meta-regression
(p value)
Heterogeneity (random)
fixed random (p value) I2(%)
poor functional        
Overall pooled OR 12 4336 1.023(1.011–1.036) 1.257 (1.146–1.379) < 0.001 < 0.001 86.90%
Hemorrhage 6 1501 1.096(1.041–1.152) 1.125(1.022–1.239) < 0.01 < 0.001 82.10%
cerebral ischemia 6 2835 1.019(1.006–1.032) 1.689(1.184–2.409) < 0.005 < 0.001 89.60%
mortality        
Overall pooled OR 7 3207 1.131(1.065–1.202) 1.632 (1.155–2.306) 0.207 < 0.001 90.60%
Hemorrhage 2 688 1.11(1.045–1.180) 1.282 (0.955–1.720) < 0.014 87.00%
cerebral ischemia 5 2519 4.473(2.646–7.564) 3.142(0.683–14.455) 0.491 < 0.001 83.40%