The prevalence of stroke and related risk factors among residents aged ≥ 40 years in Chongqing, Southwest China

AbstractBackgroundChina bears the largest global stroke burden, yet little is known about its rates in Chongqing, southwest China. We aimed to investigate the prevalence and related risk factors for stroke in Chongqing, and to provide evidence for improved formulation of targeted primary preventive measures for stroke.MethodsIn 2015, a cross-sectional study was conducted in Nan ’an district, Chongqing. Participants responded to a questionnaire surveying general information and common risk factors for stroke, and related physical examinations were conducted.ResultsOf 25,000 people aged ≥ 40 years who were investigated, 24,859 participants completed the questionnaire and underwent the physical examination. The crude prevalence rate for stroke was 1.71%, and was higher in men than in women (1.9% versus 1.6%). Prevalence rates increased with age (p 
Source: Journal of Public Health - Category: Health Management Source Type: research

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