Stroke Awareness Survey
This survey provided by the American Stroke Association may help you determine if you are at risk for stroke. If you check two or more, please see a healthcare professional and determine what you can do to lower your risk.
___ You are a man over 45 or a woman over 55 years old.
___ Your father or brother had a heart attack before age 55 or your mother or sister had one before age 65.
___ You have coronary artery disease or you have had a heart attack.
___ You have had a stroke.
___ You have an abnormal heartbeat.
___ You smoke, or live or work with people who smoke every day.
Total cholesterol and HDL cholesterol
___ Your total cholester is 240 md/dL or higher.
___ Your HDL (“good”) cholesterol level is less than 40 mg/dL if you’re a man or less than 50 mg/dL if you’re a woman.
___ You don’t know your total cholesterol or HDL levels.
___ Your blood pressure is 140/90 mm Hg or higher, or you’ve been told that your blood pressure is too high.
___ You don’t know what your blood pressure is.
___ You don’t accumulate at least 30 minutes of physical activity on most days of the week.
Access body weight
___ You are 20 pounds or more overweight.
___ You have diabetes or take medication to control you blood sugar.