Table 1

Baseline characteristics of patients

Patient characteristicsNumber of patients
(n=83)
Mean age±SD, years26.9±15.0
Female44 (53.0%)
Initial symptoms
 TIA40 (48.2%)
 Infarction31 (37.3%)
 Haemorrhage12 (14.5%)
Unilateral lesions16 (19.3%)
Posterior circulation involvement38 (45.8%)
Stroke risk factors
 Hypertension15 (18.1%)
 Diabetes mellitus6 (7.2%)
 Hyperlipidaemia13 (15.7%)
 Smoking or drinking11 (13.3%)
p.R4810K GA/GG ratio, n20/63 (31.7%)