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Cerebrovascular Accident Risk in Women

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Cerebrovascular Accident Risk in Women, Stroke Risk in Women, CVA Risk in Women

  • Risk Factors
  • Specific for younger women of child bearing age
  1. Absolute risks of stroke in young women
    1. Healthy Woman: 6 per 100,000 per year
    2. Migraine History: 12 per 100,000 per year
    3. Migraine with Aura: 18 per 100,000 per year
    4. Healthy on OCP: 12 per 100,000 per year
    5. Migraine and OCP: 19 per 100,000 per year
    6. Migraine with Aura and OCP: 30 per 100,000 per year
    7. Pregnancy: 34 per 100,000 per year
  2. References
    1. Curtis (2006) Contraception 73(2):189-94 [PubMed]