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Table 4 Risk groups by age and visit group

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

  No Visits Prior to Stroke Outpatient Visits Only Combinationa of Visits
Ages 18–44 (N = 3391) Ages 45–65 (N = 16,298) Ages 18–44 (N = 10,812) Ages 45–65 (N = 76,226) Ages 18–44 (N = 9872) Ages 45–65 (N = 52,618)
Risk Group N % N % N % N % N % N %
Multiple groups 1594 47.0% 9002 55.2% 4172 38.6% 36,579 48.0% 4131 41.8% 26,943 51.2%
SITY risk factors only 335 9.9% 523 3.2% 1463 13.5% 3164 4.2% 1156 11.7% 1899 3.6%
Infections only 54 1.6% 238 1.5% 225 2.1% 1099 1.4% 282 2.9% 1293 2.5%
Vascular disease only 387 11.4% 1070 6.6% 1493 13.8% 5875 7.7% 1219 12.3% 4139 7.9%
Metabolic syndromes only 397 11.7% 3231 19.8% 1131 10.5% 16,805 22.0% 1097 11.1% 9583 18.2%
Substance abuse only 117 3.5% 456 2.8% 288 2.7% 1572 2.1% 213 2.2% 847 1.6%
Trauma/cancer only 23 0.7% 55 0.3% 94 0.9% 644 0.8% 158 1.6% 975 1.9%
No groups at all 484 14.3% 1723 10.6% 1946 18.0% 10,488 13.8% 1616 16.4% 6939 13.2%
  1. SITY Stroke in the young
  2. a including inpatient, outpatient and/or emergency department