Table 2

Incidence of ischemic stroke in subjects with and without ovarian cancer
Patients with ovarian cancer Patients without ovarian cancer Crude HR (95% CI) P Adjusted HRa (95% CI) P
Number of ischemic stroke Per 1,000 person-years Number of ischemic stroke Per 1,000 person-years
Total 267 9.4 244 6.8 1.38 (1.16 to 1.64) <0.001 1.49 (1.25 to 1.78) <0.001
Age
  ≥50 years 192 15.5 205 12.1 1.29 (1.06 to 1.57) 0.012 1.33 (1.09 to 1.62) 0.005
  <50 years 75 4.7 39 2.1 2.27 (1.54 to 3.34) <0.001 2.28 (1.55 to 3.36) <0.001

aAdjusted for age, sex, and comorbidities. CI, confidence interval; HR, hazard ratio.

Kuan et al.

Kuan et al. BMC Medicine 2014 12:53   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-12-53

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