Table 1: Baseline variables compared by stroke prevalence.

History of StrokeNo History of StrokeWeighted -value

Gender (%)
 Female 514 (1.9)26076 (98.1)NS
 Male469 (2.2)20662 (97.8)
Age (years) (%)
 30–65 300 (0.9)31684 (99.1) <0.0001
65683 (4.3)15054 (95.7)
Arthritis (%)
 Yes511 (3.9)12615 (96.1)<0.001
 No469 (1.4)34022 (98.6)
Hypertension (%)
 Yes605 (4.4)13273 (95.6)<0.001
 No374 (1.1)33369 (98.9)
Heart Disease (%)
 Yes379 (8.8)3940 (91.2)<0.001
 No590 (1.4)42691 (98.6)
Diabetes (%)
 Yes268 (5.4)4715 (94.6)<0.001
 No713 (1.7)41995 (98.3)
Alcohol (%)
 No Drinks Past 12 Months416 (3.9)10375 (96.1)<0.001
 Regular or Occasional Drinker544 (1.5)35669 (98.5)
BMI Class (%)
 Normal (<24.9 kg/m2) 463 (2.2)20819 (97.8)<0.1
 Overweight (25.0–29.9 kg/m2)290 (1.7)16326 (98.3)
 Obese (>30.0 kg/m2)230 (2.3)9593 (97.7)
Smoking Status (%)
 Never Smoked274 (1.8)15060 (98.2)0.05
 Smokes Daily or Occasionally188 (1.9)9742 (98.1)
 Former Smoker511 (2.3)21670 (97.7)
Physical Activity
 Inactive (<1.5 kcal/kg/day)579 (2.4)23117 (97.6)<0.001
 Active (≥3.0 kcal/kg/day)119 (1.1)10868 (98.9)
  Moderately Active (1.5–2.9 kkd)180 (1.5)11682 (98.5)