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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of the study population

From: Prevalence of cerebral microbleeds and other cardiovascular risk factors in elderly patients with acute ischemic stroke

Baseline characteristic Number of patients (n = 374), n (%)
Sex
 Male 198 (52.9%)
 Female 176 (47.1%)
Mean age(range, years) 68 (60-93)
Hypertension 230 (61.5%)
Diabetes mellitus 188 (50.3%)
Hyperlipidemia 264 (65.8%)
Atrial fibrillation 30 (8%)
Smoking 80 (21.3%)
Old stroke 212 (56.7%)
Stroke subtypes
 Atherothrombotic infarction 236 (63.3%)
 Cardioembolic infarction 22 (5.8%)
 Lacunar infarction 116 (31%)
CMBs
 Absent 110 (29.4%)
 Grade 1 264 (70.6%)
 Grade 2 78 (20.9%)
 Grade 3 16 (4.3%)
Location of microbleeds
 Cortico-subcortical region 58 (51.8%)
 Deep and infratentorial region 40 (35.7%)
 Cortico-subcortical and deep 14 (12.5%)
Fazekas score
 0 54 (14.4%)
 1 116 (31 %)
 2 132 (35.3%)
 3 72 (19.3%)
Antithrombotic use 112 (29.9%)
 Antiplatelets 88
 Anticoagulant 24