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Research Article

Serum Uric Acid Is Associated with Poor Outcome in Black Africans in the Acute Phase of Stroke

Table 1

Basic characteristics and cerebrovascular risk factors (CVRFs) of stroke.

VariablesValues

Age, years (mean ± SD)60.58 ± 13.27
Males, (%)389 (55.5)
Ischemic stroke, (%)480 (68.5)
 Cardioembolic stroke, (%)108 (22.5)
 Atherosclerosis stroke, (%)292 (60.8)
 Lacunar stroke, (%)55 (11.5)
 Undetermined, (%)25 (5.2)
Hemorrhagic stroke, (%)221 (31.5)
Hypertension, (%)664 (94.7)
Diabetes mellitus, (%)240 (34.2)
Smoking, (%)591 (84.3)
Alcohol abuse, (%)257 (36.7)
Dyslipidemia, (%)526 (75.0)
Obesity, (%)203 (29.0)
Metabolic syndrome, (%)169 (24.1)
Coronary artery disease, (%)41 (5.8)
Atrial fibrillation, (%)93 (13.3)
Heart failure (cardiomyopathy), (%)91 (13.0)
Valvulopathy, (%)39 (5.6)
Past stroke, (%)151 (21.5)
Sedentary lifestyle, (%)130 (18.5)
Family history of stroke, (%)22 (3.1)
Hyperuricemia, (%)327 (46.6)
Gout, (%)22 (3.1)
Chronic kidney disease, (%)43 (6.1)
HIV seropositive, (%)25 (3.6)

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