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Table 1 Premorbid cardiovascular risk factors and medications in patients with first ever ischemic stroke, primary intracerebral hemorrhage and subarachnoid hemorrhage, Joinville 2009-2010

From: Three-year survival and recurrence after first-ever stroke: the Joinville stroke registry

  IS (n = 336) PIH (n = 43) SAH (n = 28)
Baseline characteristics
Men 189 (56%) 19 (44%) 14 (50%)
Age, in years, mean (SD) 63 (16) 62 (16) 60 (13)
Premorbid medication
Antiplatelet agent 102 (30%) 5 (12%) 3 (11%)
Anticoagulant 12 (4%) 2 (5%) 0 (0%)
Lipid lowering agent 59 (18%) 5 (12%) 6 (21%)
Premorbid risk factor
Total cholesterol
Mean baseline (mg/dl) 191 (46) 184 (30) 196 (57)
Proportion ≥ 6 mmol/L 45 (16%) [1] 2 (8%) [2] 2 (33%) [3]
Systolic blood pressure
Mean (SD) 144 (27) 166 (36) 142 (25)
Proportion ≥ 150 mmHg 106 (39%) [4] 14 (56%) [5] 7 (32%) [6]
Proportion ≥ 160 mmHg 80 (29%) 9 (36%) 3 (14%)
Diastolic blood pressure
Mean (SD) 87 (16) 95 (21) 88 (14)
Proportion ≥ 90 mmHg 69 (26%) [7] 10 (44%) [8] 6 (29%) [9]
Proportion ≥ 100 mmHg 30 (11%) 7 (30%) 1 (5%)
Smoking    
Current 67 (20%) 9 (21%) 12 (43%)
Ex 102 (30%) 14 (32%) 4 (14%)
Never 168 (50%) 20 (47%) 9 (32%)
Diabetes 78 (23%) 5 (12%) 2 (8%)
Atrial fibrillation 38 (11%) 5 (12%) 0 (0%)
Myocardial infarction 32 (9%) 2 (5%) 1 (4%)
  1. IS: ischemic stroke; PIH: primary intracerebral hemorrhage; SAH: subarachnoid hemorrhage; Total cholesterol data were available in: [1] (286); [2] (26) [3] (6); Systolic blood pressure in: [4] (272) [5], (25) [6], (22); Diastolic blood pressure in: [7] (269) [8], (23) [9], (21).