Risk of hemorrhagic stroke in Asian American ethnic groups.

  title={Risk of hemorrhagic stroke in Asian American ethnic groups.},
  author={Arthur L. Klatsky and Gary D. Friedman and Stephen Sidney and Harald Kipp and Ai Kubo and Mary Anne Armstrong},
  volume={25 1},
The sparseness of prospective data about hemorrhagic stroke (HS) risk among Asian American ethnic groups led to the investigation of 128,934 persons with self-classified ethnicity at health examinations in 1978-1985. Subsequently, 431 persons were hospitalized for HS; 31% for subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) and 69% for intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). Ethnic predictors of HS were studied by Cox proportional hazard models with 7 covariates. With whites as reference, the adjusted relative risk (95… CONTINUE READING

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