International Journal of Medical and Health Research

International Journal of Medical and Health Research


International Journal of Medical and Health Research
International Journal of Medical and Health Research
Vol. 7, Issue 11 (2021)

Overview of risk factors in ischemic stroke patients at UKI general hospital for 2016-2017


Chyntia Monalisa Sahetapi, Agus Yudawijaya

Stroke is one of the non-communicable diseases that has recently become the concern of many people. Stroke is an emergency disease and requires help as soon as possible. In ischemic stroke, blockage occurs in blood vessels that cause the cessation of blood flow to the brain. This study aims to determine the risk factor os patient with ischemic stroke at the UKI General Hospital in 2016- 2017. This research design using the Descriptive Method. The data taken are secondary data by seeing the patient's medical record. Data is presented using a frequency table. Based on the data and results of the study, it was found that the highest group of age affected by Ischemic Stroke was at the age of 45-59 years with a percentage (53.2%). Moreover, based on gender, men at higher risk with percentage (57.3%), based tribes, Batak people is higher than the other (37.9%). Based on family history, there are many with a history of status (66.1%), based on the history of previous attacks (54.8%), based on a history of Diabetes mellitus is not much with the percentage (29%), as well as history heart (20.2%). Based on blood pressure, many people found in Stage 2 hypertension (47.6%), based on the total cholesterol level in the high limit category (49.2%) and based on smoking status is quite a lot with the percentage (43.5%).
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Chyntia Monalisa Sahetapi, Agus Yudawijaya. Overview of risk factors in ischemic stroke patients at UKI general hospital for 2016-2017. International Journal of Medical and Health Research, Volume 7, Issue 11, 2021, Pages 1-7
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