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Table 2 The Braden Scale scores in the two groups (mean ± SD)

From: Braden scale for assessing pneumonia after acute ischaemic stroke

Braden scale No pneumonia
(n = 357)
Pneumonia
(n = 57)
P value
Sensory perception 3.7 ± 0.5 2.8 ± 0.7 0.000
Skin moisture 4.0 ± 0.2 3.7 ± 0.6 0.000
Activity 3.0 ± 1.0 1.6 ± 1.0 0.000
Mobility 3.5 ± 0.6 2.5 ± 0.6 0.000
Nutrition 3.0 ± 0.3 2.8 ± 0.4 0.001
Friction and shear 2.4 ± 0.6 1.9 ± 0.5 0.000
Sum score 19.6 ± 2.3 15.3 ± 2.5 0.000
  1. The scores on the six subscales of the Braden Scale were all significantly different between the two groups