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Stroke Risk Assessment

Good Samaritan Hospital offers award winning care to our patients, with recent national recognition from U.S. News and World Report, HealthGrades® and more.  These awards are a testament to the hard work and dedication of our employees, volunteers and medical staff, who are all focused on providing you with outstanding clinical care.

Answer the following questions to determine if you are at risk for a stroke.

1. Do you have high blood pressure? (see chart below)

2. Do you have a history of diabetes?

3. Do you smoke cigarettes?

4. Do you have a history of heart disease?

5. Do you have a history of atrial fibrillation?

6. Have you ever been diagnosed with left ventricular hypertrophy?



This stroke risk assessment provides general medical information that should be used for informative and educational purposes only. Your results should not be used as a substitute for the personal, professional medical advice of your physician.

 

Blood Pressure
Category
Systolic
mm Hg
(upper #)
  Diastolic
mm Hg
(lower #)
Normal less than 120 and Less than 80
Prehypertension 120 - 139 or 80 - 89
High Blood Pressure
(Hypertension)
Stage 1
140 - 159 or 90 - 99
High Blood Pressure
(Hypertension)
Stage 2
160 or higher or 100 or higher
Hypertensive Crisis
(Emergency Care
needed)
Higher than 180 or Higher than 110