Stroke Awareness Assessment

Count the statements that apply to you:

  • I am a man over the age of 45 or a woman over the age of 50.
  • I am more than 20 pounds overweight.
  • My blood pressure is 140/90 mm Hg or higher; a health professional said my blood pressure is too high, or I have not had my blood pressure tested.
  • One of my parents, grandparents or siblings has had a stroke; my father or brother has had a heart attack before the age of 55; my mother or sister had a heart attack before the age of 65.
  • I participate in less than 30 minutes of exercise each day.
  • I previously have had a stroke or transient ischemia attack (TIA), or I have carotid artery disease or disease of the leg arteries, a high red blood cell count, or sickle cell anemia.
  • I smoke or live with people who do.
  • My total cholesterol is 200 mg/dL or higher; my LDL is less than130 mg/dL; or I have not had my cholesterol tested.
  • I have diabetes.
  • I previously have had a heart attack, or I have coronary heart disease, atrial fibrillation (A-Fib) or other heart conditions.

If you answered yes to two or more statements, make an appointment with a healthcare professional today. For assistance finding a primary care physician, call 317.338.CARE (2273) or 1.888.338.CARE (2273).