Alliance for Aging Research generated statistics, based on year 2000 percentage prevalence estimates by Nkomo et al. 2006 AND Bach et al. 2007 AND U.S. Census 2016
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
There were a total of 1,950,000 physician office visits in 2014 for patients first-listed for a stroke diagnosis.
In 2014, females ≥85 years constituted 66.0% of all inpatient hospital stays for stroke patients.
The average length of stay for hospitalized stroke patients was 4.7 days in 2014.
In 2015, females accounted for 58% of stroke-related deaths in the US.
2.7% of U.S. adults suffer from stroke, with the highest prevalence in Alabama (4.3%) and the lowest prevalence in Minnesota (1.9%).
African Americans and those living in the southeastern United States experience the greatest
disease burden of stroke.
In 2016, 3.5 million Americans celebrated their 65th birthday.
The average life expectancy of a child born in 2016 in the U.S. is 78.6 years old—30 years longer than a child born in 1900.
In 2016, 1 million grandparents ages 60 and older were responsible for the basic needs of one or more grandchildren ages 18 and younger who were living with them.
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