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Measure: History of Stroke - Ischemic Infarction and Hemorrhage   #130300

Definition:

A questionnaire to determine if the respondent has had an ischemic infarction (i.e. stroke) and/or any symptoms related to this event.

Purpose:

This measure is used to determine whether an individual has had a stroke and to assess the associated complications. Stroke, a loss of brain function due to disrupted blood flow, is the most common debilitating neurological condition in the United States and is the third leading cause of death. Stroke etiology is influenced both by genetic and environmental factors, and risk factors include increasing age, systolic blood pressure, diabetes, atrial fibrillation, male gender, smoking, and cardiovascular disease (Aminoff et al., 2005, Wolf et al., 1991).

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Keywords:

Neurology, ischemic infarction, hemorrhage, stroke, Jackson Heart Study, JHS, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NHLBI, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, NIMHD, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, NIBIB

Measure Release Date: May 12, 2010

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