Silver Book Fact

Around 87% of all strokes are ischemic.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Incidence and Prevalence: 2006 chart book on cardiovascular and lung diseases. Bethesda, MD: NIH, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; 2006. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/resources/docs/06a_ip_chtbk.pdf

Reference

Title
Incidence and Prevalence: 2006 chart book on cardiovascular and lung diseases
Publisher
NIH, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Publication Date
2006
Authors
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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