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Table 3 Risk groups for stroke by age

From: Differences in healthcare visit frequency and type one year prior to stroke among young versus middle-aged adults

  Ages 18–44
(n = 24,103)
Ages 45–65
(n = 145,255)
Odds
Ratioa
95% CI
Risk group N % N %
Metabolic Syndrome 8402 34.9% 89,322 61.5% 0.34 0.33, 0.34
Infections 2619 10.9% 15,520 10.7% 1.02 0.98, 1.07
SITY risk factors 7511 31.2% 28,596 19.7% 1.85 1.79, 1.90
Substance Use 3156 13.1% 23,213 16.0% 0.79 0.76, 0.82
Vascular Disease 9461 39.3% 57,056 39.3% 1.00 0.97, 1.03
Trauma or Cancer 1797 7.5% 9500 6.5% 1.15 1.09, 1.21
No prior risk 4047 16.8% 19,167 13.2% 1.33 1.28, 1.38
  1. SITY Stroke in the young
  2. a Ages 18–44 years compared to ages 45–65 years