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The Incidence of Stroke in Baranya County (East Croatia)

Ksenija Marjanović
Silva Soldo-Butković
Miroslava Kralj
Ivan Soldo
Mirjana Marjanović
Nives Hanzer
Rudika Gmajnić
Marija Glasnović
Jasna Timara


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str. 547-554

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Sažetak

The aim of this retrospective study was to provide a survey of the incidence of stroke
in Baranya, Croatia, on patients examined at Beli Manastir Health Center Department
of Emergency from November 1, 1997 (the time of Baranya reintegration into the legal
system of the Republic of Croatia after the war) till December 31, 2001. A total of 513 patients
with symptoms of cerebrovascular diseases, or one patient every third day on an
average, were examined. Total incidence of stroke was 16.09 per 10,000 population. The
majority of patients were in the 61–80 age group with an incidence of 46.94/10,000 after
the age of 60, 15-fold that was recorded in younger age groups. The most common risk
factors recorded in examined group included hypertension, heart diseases, hyperlipidemia
and diabetes mellitus. Total stroke mortality was 38.38%, whereas mortality in
patients with hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke was 62.85% and 33.52%, respectively.
The ratio of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke in study subjects was 5:1, and in the causes
of death 2.5:1. Out of 81 deceased stroke patients, 96.3% died within first 28 of admission.
All of the patients with hemorrhagic stroke died within first 28 days, most
within first 7 days (81.8%), whereas 94.9% of patients with ischemic stroke died within
first 28 days.

Ključne riječi

stroke, ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, incidence, risk factors

Hrčak ID:

28184

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https://hrcak.srce.hr/28184

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