Self-reported stroke symptoms without a prior diagnosis of stroke or transient ischemic attack: A powerful new risk factor for stroke
African Continental Ancestry Group
European Continental Ancestry Group
Ischemic Attack, Transient
Among participants without self-reported stroke or transient ischemic attack, prior stroke symptoms are highly predictive of future stroke events. Compared with Framingham Stroke Risk Score factors, the impact of stroke symptom on the prediction of future stroke was almost as large as the impact of smoking and hypertension and larger than the impact of diabetes and heart disease.