Table 2: Characteristic of patients.

Characteristic of patientsNumberPercentage (%)

Sex (male/female)201/12468.1/38.2
Age58.66 ± 13.06
Known vascular risk factors at admission:
(i) High blood pressure22769.84
(ii) Alcohol consumption9228.3
(iii) Diabetes mellitus6720.61
(iv) Overweight/obesity5918.15
(v) Tobacco5216.0
(vi) Previous stroke3811.69
(vii) Cardioembolic disease3611.07
(viii) Dyslipidemia298.9
(ix) HIV infection103.07