Table 3: Area affected by stroke lesion.

Area of brain (combined single and multiple sites of lesion)Number (total: 1001)Percentage

Occipital lobe22522.5
Parietal lobe16516.5
Middle cerebral artery818.1
Cerebellum797.9
Frontal lobe747.4
Brainstem696.9
Temporal lobe626.2
Thalamus585.8
Basal ganglia565.6
Lacunar353.5
Internal capsule292.9
Posterior cerebral artery212.1
Anterior circulation infarct161.6
Periventricular141.4
Intraventricular70.7
External capsule50.5
Anterior cerebral artery40.4
Posterior inferior cerebellar artery10.1