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Table 4 Participant awareness of the individual risk factors of stroke

From: Awareness of the risk factors of stroke among non-teaching staff of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus, Anambra State, Nigeria

N = 129, risk factors of stroke Correct, n (%) Incorrect, n (%)
High blood pressure 111 (86) 18 (14)
Cigarette smoking 67 (51.9) 62 (48.1)
Diabetes mellitus 53 (41.1) 76 (58.9)
High cholesterol level 70 (54.3) 59 (45.7)
Obesity 68 (52.7) 61 (47.3)
Stress 96 (74.4) 33 (25.6)
Lack of exercise 82 (63.6) 47 (36.4)
Alcohol consumption 68 (52.7) 61 (47.3)
Sickle cell anemia 18 (14) 111 (86)
Coronary heart disease 64 (49.6) 65 (50.4)
Atrial fibrillation 36 (27.9) 93 (72.1)