Table 1: Demographic characteristics of young ischaemic stroke patients with and without migraine.

MigraineNo-migraine

Median age, years (IQR)43.3 (34.0–46.4)43.5 (38.0–46.4) 0.31
Male sex (%)57.169.40.12
Smoking status (%) 0.03
 Never smoked55.140.2
 Former smoker24.517.9
 Current smoker20.441.9
Hypertension (%)18.426.50.26
Diabetes (%)6.16.70.90
Hypercholesterolemia (%)4.110.20.13
Atrial fibrillation (%)05.00.11
Prior VD (%)8.112.60.41
Total risk factors (%)<0.01
 069.437.2
 118.443.8
 28.212.4
 >24.16.6

IQR: interquartile range; VD: vascular disease (defined as prior cerebrovascular disease, cardiovascular disease, or peripheral vascular disease).