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Table 2 Life-time prevalence of stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) in population sub-groups

From: The burden of stroke and transient ischemic attack in Pakistan: a community-based prevalence study

  Stroke (n = 104) TIA (n = 53) Stroke/TIA (n = 119)
  n % (95% CI) n % (95% CI) n % (95% CI)
Gender       
Male 32 11.6 (7.8-15.4) 16 5.8 (3.0-8.6) 40 14.5 (10.3-18.7)
Female 72 26.8 (21.4-32.1) 37 13.7(9.6-17.9) 79 29.4 (23.9-34.8)
Age (years)       
35 - 45 50 17.4 (13.2-22.3) 27 9.4 (6.3-13.4) 55 19.2 (14.8-24.2)
46 - 55 25 21.6 (14.5-30.1) 11 9.5 (4.1-14.9) 29 25.0 (17.4-33.9)
56 - 65 15 19.5 (11.3-30.1) 8 10.4 (3.4-17.4) 19 24.7 (15.6-35.8)
66 - 75 9 20.9 (10.0-36.0) 3 7.0 (1.5-19.1) 10 23.3 (11.8-38.6)
More than 75 5 22.7 (7.8-45.4) 4 18.2 (5.2-40.3) 6 27.2 (10.7-50.2)
Ethnicity       
Pathan 24 16.1 (10.6-23.0) 13 8.7 (4.7-14.5) 29 19.5 (13.4-26.7)
Punjabi 27 18.9 (12.8-26.3) 17 11.9 (7.1-18.4) 32 22.4 (15.8-30.1)
Sindhi 16 18.0 (10.6-27.5) 10 11.2 (5.5-19.7) 18 20.2 (12.4-30.1)
Balochi 4 44.4 (13.7-78.8) 2 22.2 (2.8-60.0) 4 44.4 (13.7-78.8)
Afghan 9 41.0 (20.7-63.6) 5 22.7 (7.8-45.4) 9 31.0 (20.7-63.6)
Others 24 18.0 (11.9-25.6) 6 4.5 (1.7-9.6) 27 20.3 (13.8-28.1)
Total 104 19.1 (15.9-22.6) 53 9.7 (7.4-12.5) 119 21.8 (18.4-25.5)
  1. Note: TIA - transient ischemic attack, CI - confidence interval