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Difference in Prevalence of Atrial Fibrillation and Non Atrial Fibrillation in Non Valvular Heart Disease Stroke Patient

Author : E. Pramana, K. Susila
Upload Date : 19-04-2018

Background. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is one of risk factor in ischemic stroke. AF is rises the prevalence of ischemic stroke five times more than the other risk factors. This study is aim to learn the difference in prevalence of AF and non AF in non valvular heart disease stroke patient.

Methods. This study is a comparative with case control. This study takes place in medical record installation of Buleleng General Hospital to gather the data from September 2017 until November 2017. The sample is gathered with simple random sampling and the total is 441. The sample is analyzed with mann whitney U in SPSS.

Results. The results of the study are the prevalence of men are 283 (64.2%) and women are 158 (35.8%). The prevalence of AF are 38 (8.6%) and non AF are 403 (91.4%). The prevalence of ischemic stroke are 382 (86.6%) and non ischemic stroke are 59 (13.4%). The comparative of AF and non AF in non valvular heart disease stroke patient is p = 0.04 (p < 0.05). This means the difference is significant.

Conclusions. This study can conclude there is significant difference in prevalence of AF and non AF in non valvular heart disease stroke patient at Buleleng General Hospital. This study needs to be improved with longer duration to get more samples and to see the other risk factors.

KEYWORDS : Atrial fibrillation, Stroke.

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