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STROKE-NON-MODIFIABLE RISK FACTORS

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STROKE-NON-MODIFIABLE RISK FACTORS

1. Age: after age 55, incidence increases for both males and females. Risk more than doubles each decade after age 55.
2. Sex (male > female).
3. Race (African Americans > Caucasians > Asians).
4. Family history of stroke.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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