Comorbidity Frequency        (%)
  M F    
Hypertension 96 116 212 (64.1)
Smoking 35 29 64 (19.2)
Alcohol 24 24 44 (13.4)
HIV 9 14 23 (6.8)
Other infections 8 15 23 (6.8)
Diabetes Mellitus 7 5 12 (3.8)
Renal disease 4 5 09 (2.8)
Obesity 2 5 07 (2.0)
Trauma 4 2 06 (1.8)
Autoimmune diseases 2 4 05 (1.5)
Sickle Cell Disease 2 2 04 (1.3)
Connective tissue disorders 1 2 03 (0.8)
Multiple factors 64 76 140 (42.4)
Table 1: Frequency of comorbidities among patients with ischemic cortical stroke in a Kenyan referral hospital.