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Table 1 Distribution of risk factors in 167 studied ischemic stroke patients

From: Risk factors of acute ischemic stroke in patients presented to Beni-Suef University Hospital: prevalence and relation to stroke severity at presentation

Risk factors Number Percent
Hypertension 104 62.3
Diabetes 58 34.7
Smoking 69 41.3
Alcohol intake 0 0
Positive family history 23 13.8
History of TIA 9 5.4
History of previous stroke 46 27.5
Stress 9 5.4
Obesity 20 12
Cardio-embolic 60 35.9
Significant carotid stenosis (≥ 50%) 6 3.6
Dyslipidemia 97 58.1
Migraine 4 2.4
Pregnancy and postpartum 3 3.9
Oral contraceptive 2 12.5