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Epidemiological study of risk factors of stroke and its immediate consequence.
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PMID:  18626444     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The study was a cross sectional study conducted among 48 stroke patients in Medicine & Neuromedicine department of Mymensingh Medical College & Hospital. The objective of the study was to reveal the risk factors and other relevant information & immediate outcome of stroke patients. The sample size was 48 who were selected purposively and study area was selected for easy access. Study period was from 15th May 2007 to 15th July 2007. Forty eight (48) respondents and their reliable attendants were interviewed by pre tested structured questionnaire. Among 48 stroke patients 60% were male& 40% were female. Occupations of the patients were 21% desk job, 15% laborious work, 37% housewife, 6% businessman &21% in other profession. Age group of respondents were 13% below 45 years of age, 25% were 45-55 years of age, 29% were 55-65 years of age & 33% were over 65 years of age. Among 48 stroke patients 62.5% had 1st attack & others had multiple attacks. Among all the stroke patients 37.5% performed physical exercise. Forty six percent (46%) patients have family history of Hypertension. 27% have no family history of Hypertension & 27% have no idea. Sixty six percent (66%) patients have suffering from Hypertension, 23% have no history of Hypertension & 10% have no idea. Sixty percent (60%) patients had habit of Smoking, 40% had no habit of Smoking. 21% patients have family history of Diabetes, 48% have no family history of Diabetes & 31% have no idea about family history of Diabetes. Complications among stroke patients are 51% have Hemiplegia, 10% have Paraplegia, 23% have Paresis, 10% have Aphasia & 6% have others complications.
M M Haque; S A Nasreen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mymensingh medical journal : MMJ     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1022-4742     ISO Abbreviation:  Mymensingh Med J     Publication Date:  2008 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-07-15     Completed Date:  2008-12-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9601799     Medline TA:  Mymensingh Med J     Country:  Bangladesh    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  124-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Community Medicine Department, Mymensingh Medical College, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
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MeSH Terms
Bangladesh / epidemiology
Cross-Sectional Studies
Epidemiologic Studies
Health Surveys
Hypertension / physiopathology
Middle Aged
Risk Factors
Stroke / complications,  epidemiology*,  pathology

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