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Table 3 Stroke Location, Reflex Cough Test (RCT) Results and Pneumonia Outcome

From: Effect of stroke location on the laryngeal cough reflex and pneumonia risk

RCT × Pneumonia in Rehabilitation × Brainstem Infarct Crosstabulation and Chi-Square Test
Reflex Cough Test Pneumonia in Rehabilitation Total
  Yes No  
Normal 1 55 56
Abnormal 3 6 9
Total 4 61 65
Fisher's Exact Test p = .007
RCT × Pneumonia in Rehabilitation × Cerebral Infarct Crosstabulation and Chi-Square Test
Reflex Cough Test Pneumonia in Rehabilitation Total
  Yes No  
Normal 9 355 364
Abnormal 5 31 36
Total 14 386 400
Fisher's Exact Test p = .005
RCT × Pneumonia in Rehabilitation × Stroke Location Not Specified Crosstabulation and Chi-Square Test
Reflex Cough Test Pneumonia in Rehabilitation Total
  Yes No  
Normal 13 210 223
Abnormal 1 27 28
Total 14 237 251
Fisher's Exact Test p = .522
RCT × Pneumonia in Rehabilitation × Multiple CNS Infarcts Crosstabulation
Reflex Cough Test Pneumonia in Rehabilitation Total
  Yes No  
Normal 3 48 51
Abnormal 0 4 4
Total 3 52 55
Fisher's Exact Test p = .794
Reflex Cough Test × Pneumonia in Rehabilitation × Basal Ganglion Infarcts Crosstabulation
Reflex Cough Test Pneumonia in Rehabilitation Total
  Yes No  
Normal 0 24 24
Abnormal 0 3 3
Total 0 27 27
Reflex Cough Test × Pneumonia in Rehabilitation × Cerebellar Infarcts Crosstabulation
Reflex Cough Test Pneumonia in Rehabilitation Total
  Yes No  
Normal 0 18 18
Abnormal 0 2 2
Total 0 20 20