Table 1

 Comparison of the demographic data of the two study groups. Values are median (range, interquartile range)

10% Group (n = 25)50% Group (n = 26)Difference, p value
Age56 (22 to 93, 38 to 74)54 (22 to 81, 43 to 66)−2, p = 0.692
Pretreatment GCS4 (3 to 14, 3 to 8)6 (3 to 14, 3 to 12)+2, p = 0.400
Pretreatment blood glucose (mmol/l)1.50 (0.00 to 3.80, 1.20 to 1.80)1.40 (0.00 to 3.70, 0.78 to 1.83)−0.1, p = 0.317
Proportion (%)Proportion (%)Difference (95% CI, p)
GCS, Glasgow Coma Scale
Male15/25 (60)16/26 (62)+2% (−28 to +25%, p = 1)
Insulin dependent diabetes21/25 (84)22/26 (85)+1% (−22 to +21%, p = 1)