Silver Book Fact
Annual strokes: new and recurrent
Each year, about 795,000 people experience a new (~610,000 cases) or recurrent (~185,000 cases) stroke.
Benjamin E, Blaha M, Chiuve S, Cushman M, et al. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics- 2017 Update. Circ. March 7 2017. http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/early/2017/01/25/CIR.0000000000000485. Accessed February 21, 2017