Study on Type of Stroke with Special Preference to Association of Modifiable Risk Factors in Kosi Zone

  • Shruti Sonal Post Graduate Trainee, Department of Medicine, Katihar Medical College, Katihar
  • Atul Kumar Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Katihar Medical College, Katihar
  • Pramod Kumar Agrawal Professor, Department of Medicine, Katihar Medical College, Katihar
  • Y N Giri Professor, Department of Medicine, Katihar Medical College, Katihar
  • Taskeen A Reza Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Katihar Medical College, Katihar
  • Karan Bhargav Post Graduate Trainee, Department of Medicine, Katihar Medical College, Katihar
  • Saad Bin Saif Post Graduate Trainee, Department of Medicine, Katihar Medical College, Katihar
Keywords: Stroke, Modifiable Risk Factors, Hypertension.


Background: Stroke is a global health problem and the second most common cause of death. It also entails a high socioeconomic burden due to increased mortality and morbidity. Despite substantial advances for treatment of stroke, effective primary stroke prevention remains the best means for reducing stroke burden.

Methods: It was a cross-sectional study including 100 cerebrovascular patients and hundred non-cerebrovascular accident controls(age-sex matched) who were studied to determine the  incidence of various types of stroke and association of various modifiable risk factors with stroke.

Results: Incidence of ischaemic stroke was more than haemorrhagic stroke. Also, strong correlation exists between smoking, hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia and stroke.

Conclusions: Effective management of these common risk factors can reduce the incidence, mortality and morbidity associated with stroke. Hence, primary prevention of stroke is of immense public health importance.


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Sonal S, Kumar A, Agrawal PK, Giri YN, Reza TA, Bhargav K, Saif SB. Study on Type of Stroke with Special Preference to Association of Modifiable Risk Factors in Kosi Zone. Int Arch BioMed Clin Res [Internet]. 2016Dec.28 [cited 2019Dec.5];2(4):40-5. Available from:

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