Journal of Tropical Medicine / 2018 / Article / Tab 3

Review Article

Risk Factors for Hemorrhagic and Ischemic Stroke in Sub-Saharan Africa

Table 3

Risk factors for all stroke expressed as odds ratios with 95% CI values.

Risk factor Pooled OR (95% CI) (%)

Hypertension31.66 (0.78-3.55)88.7
DM42.39 (1.14–5.03)68.2
Alcohol use4 1.26 (0.68–2.35)74.2
Smoking41.02 (0.59–1.79)67.6
HIV infection32.46 (1.593.81) 30.9
Hypercholesterolemia21.18 (0.85–1.63)0.0

= number of studies.

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