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Table 3 Frequency of risk factors in cases of stroke admitted to hospital

From: Frequency and clinical patterns of stroke in Iran - Systematic and critical review

Study Risk factors
  Event type HBP (%) DM (%) Dyslipidaemia (%) Cardiac diseases Smoking (%) CVD (%) FH (%) †Others (%)
      IHD (%) AF (%) RHD (%) Not specified (%) - 32.8 - -
Ahangar, et al[10] Stroke 54 24 26 19.2 16 - 8 26 - - -
Ghandehari, et al[17] Stroke 53.2 13.5 8 12.2 11.4 17.7 2 15.2 22.3 10.6 †32.1
Parniya et al[21] Intracranial Haemorrhage 36.6 5.1 2.55 - - - 6.95 9.55 - - -
Ghandehari, et al[11] Lacunar infarct 60.4 20 23 - 3 - 23 14 15 - ‡27
  1. HBP:Hypertension; DM: Diabetes mellitus; CVD: Previous history of cerebrovascular disease; FH: family history of stroke; IHD: Ischaemic heart disease; AF: Atrial fibrillation; RHD: Rheumatic heart disease. †Others risk factors reported include: low mobility, obesity and oral contraceptive. ‡ICS: Internal carotid artery stenosis