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Table 1 Demographic and clinical profile of patients with ischaemic strokes recruited to the study

From: Addressing the relationship between cardiac hypertrophy and ischaemic stroke: an observational study

Variable Number Percentage (%)
Gender
Male 44 80
Female 11 20
Risk factors
Diabetes 9 16.4
Hypertension 32 58.2
Hypercholestrolaemia 7 12.7
Stroke 7 12.7
Transient ischaemic attack 3 5.5
Atrial fibrillation 0 0
Heart failure 0 0
Ischaemic heart disease 9 16.4
Smoking 17 30.9
No identifiable risk factors 13 23.6
Clinical classification of strokes*
TACI 0 0
PACI 20 36.4
POCI 8 14.5
Lacunar infarct 27 49.1
  1. *TACI; total anterior circulation infarct, PACI; partial anterior circulation infarct, POCI; posterior circulation infarct.