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Table 2 A comparison of risk factors in TIA patients versus new stroke patients

From: Characteristics of TIA and its management in a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan

Characteristics Frequency(%)
TIA patients
Frequency(%)
New stroke patients
Hypertension 122(77.2) 12(80.0)
Diabetes 61(38.6) 4(26.7)
Stable angina 10(6.3) 2(13.3)
Unstable angina 9(5.7) 2(13.3)
Previous myocardial infarction 23(14.6) 0(0.0)
Congestive heart failure 5(3.2) 0(0.0)
Peripheral vascular disease 2(1.3) 5(33.3)
Hypercholesterolemia 72(45.6) 6(40.0)
Obesity 18(11.4) 1(6.7)
Coagulopathy 6(3.8) 1(6.7)
Atrial fibrillation 8(5.1) 1(6.7)
History of smoking 33(20.9) 3(20.0)
Prior use of at least one Medication (for any disease) 119(75.3) 13(86.7)