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Stroke deaths and disability

Stroke accounts for 1 of every 19 deaths in the US and is a leading cause of serious long-term disability.

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
URL
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  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor

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