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Highest and Lowest Stroke Prevalence by State in U.S. Adults

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%).

Benjamin E, Virani S, Callaway C, et al. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2018 Update: A Report From the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2018; 137. http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/137/12/e67

Reference

Title
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2018 Update: A Report From the American Heart Association
Publication
Circulation
Publication Date
2018
Authors
Benjamin E, Virani S, Callaway C, et al
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence
  • Human Burden

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