Parity and risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage in women: a nested case-control study based on national Swedish registries.

@article{Gaist2004ParityAR,
  title={Parity and risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage in women: a nested case-control study based on national Swedish registries.},
  author={David Gaist and Lars Pedersen and Sven Cnattingius and Henrik Toft S\orensen},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2004},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={28-32}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is the only type of stroke with female predominance, suggesting that reproductive factors may play a role in the etiology. We conducted a population-based study to examine the influence of parity on the risk of SAH in women. METHODS We linked data from 3 national Swedish registries to identify first-ever hospitalizations for SAH in a cohort of women followed up since first childbirth during 1973-1997. Within this cohort, we conducted a… CONTINUE READING

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