Table 5

The percentage (CI) of each group having a particular risk factor and the percentage of those who recognised it as such

Risk factorStroke patients(Compared with those without RF)At risk patients(Compared with those without RF)
% with RF% of those with RF who listed itχ2p% with RF% of those with RF who listed itχ2p
RF, risk factor; HT, hypertension; DM, diabetes; EC, elevated cholesterol; AF, atrial fibrillation; CVD, cerebrovascular disease; IHD, ischaemic heart disease
HT45 (15.4)33.3 (21.7)3.640.05675 (13.4)43.3 (17.7)6.420.01
DM15 (11.1)33.3 (37.7)11.9<0.0127.5 (13.8)9.1 (17.0)2.70.44
Smoker25 (13.4)60 (30.4)10.750.0110 (9.3)100 (0)6.67<0.01
Ex-Smoker30 (14.2)8.3 (15.6)0.060.830 (14.2)41.7 (27.9)0.060.8
EC17.5 (11.8)14.3 (25.9)0.170.6762.5 (15.0)16 (14.4)0.750.39
AF25 (13.4)20 (24.8)30.0815 (11.1)0 (0)01
IHD or CVD45 (15.4)0 (0)12.1<0.0150 (15.5)15 (15.6)0.110.99