Silver Book Fact

The mean hospitalization costs for patients admitted for stroke range from $8,000 to $23,000 (in 2008 dollars).

Demaerschalk, BM, H-M Hwang, and G Leung. U.S. Cost Burden of Ischemic Stroke: A systematic literature review. Am J Managed Care. 2010; 16(7): 525-33. http://www.ajmc.com/issue/managed-care/2010/2010-07-vol16-n07/AJMC_10DemaerschalkBurdn_525

Reference

Title
U.S. Cost Burden of Ischemic Stroke: A systematic literature review
Publication
Am J Managed Care
Publication Date
2010
Authors
Demaerschalk, BM, H-M Hwang, and G Leung
Volume & Issue
Volume 16, Issue 7
Pages
525-33
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

Related Facts

  • An estimated 5.7 million Americans 20 years of age and older have heart failure.  
  • The average age at a first myocardial infarction is 64.5 years for men and 70.3 years for women.  
  • In 2005, about 1 in every 6 hospital stays in the US was due to cardiovascular disease.  
  • 10 million Americans are disabled as a result of stroke and heart disease.  
  • In 2008, any-mention mortality was 281,437 for heart failure. It was the underlying cause of death in 56,830 of those deaths.