Letter by Braillon Regarding Article, “Contribution of Established Stroke Risk Factors to the Burden of Stroke in Young Adults”
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To the Editor:
The attempts of Aigner et al1 to rank modifiable risk factors of stroke in younger adults using population-attributable risks must be commended because this is a prerequisite for promoting effective interventions. However, this deserved comment.
First, there is a discrepancy between the sophistication of the statistical analysis (logistic regression models and adjustments) and the quality of explanatory variables. Aigner et al1 acknowledged the limitation of the …