Table 1 Incidence of pregnancy-related strokes: comparison of published series
StudyPregnancy-related stroke subtype and no. of events/100‚ÄČ000 deliveriesType of study
IschaemicIntracerebral haemorrhageCVTSAH
James et al (2005)58.47.70.55N/AUS Nationwide inpatient sample
Ros et al (2001)84.03.8N/A2.48-year Swedish inpatient register
Jaigobin et al (2000)611.13.76.94.3Retrospective, hospital-based
Lanska et al (2000)4N/AN/A11.6N/ARetrospective, United States Healthcare data
Kittner et al (1996)31190.7N/ARetrospective, hospital-based
Sharshar et al (1995)24.34.6N/AN/ARetrospective, hospital-based
Wiebers (1985)73.80N/AN/A25-year Rochester population study
  • CVT, cerebral venous thrombosis; N/A, not applicable; SAH, subarachnoid haemorrhage.