Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)

Risk Factors

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What risk factors are you aware of? Which of the following factors do you think contribute to stroke. Drag the answers from the list on the right to the appropriate column.


Contributing factors include smoking, family history, obesity, high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation, diabetes, previous stroke, cocaine use, alcohol excess, high cholesterol, and poor diet.

Non-contributing factors include asthma, in-grown toenails, and colouring hair.

Page last reviewed: 14 Jan 2020