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Table 3 Respondents' reported stroke risk factors

From: No difference in stroke knowledge between Korean adherents to traditional and western medicine – the AGE study: an epidemiological study

Risk factor Preferred medical treatment*
  Western Traditional Oriental
Correct responses   
   Hypertension 1135 (69.8%) 711 (62.3%)
   Obesity 787 (48.4%) 483 (42.3%)
   Smoking 758 (46.6%) 458 (40.1%)
   Hyperlipidemia 670 (41.2%) 419 (36.7%)
   Age 696 (42.8%) 355 (31.1%)
   Heredity 563 (34.6%) 368 (32.2%)
   Diabetes 515 (31.7%) 268 (23.5%)
   Cardiovascular disease 355 (21.8%) 159 (13.9%)
Incorrect responses   
   Stress 1039 (63.9%) 681 (59.6%)
   Overexertion 804 (49.5%) 521 (45.6%)
   Financial status 283 (17.4%) 162 (14.2%)
   Liver disease 147 (9.0%) 85 (7.4%)
   Pulmonary disease 95 (5.8%) 64 (5.6%)
   Kidney disease 85 (5.2%) 53 (4.6%)
   Other 25 (1.5%) 27 (2.4%)
   I don't know 115 (7.1%) 164 (14.4%)
Neither   
   Alcohol 805 (49.5%) 504 (44.1%)
  1. *P > 0.05
  2. depression, destiny, and gastrointestinal disease