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In 2004, stroke hospitalizations totaled 726,000.

Fang J, Alderman M, Keenan N, Croft J. Declining U.S. Stroke Hospitalization Since 1997: National hospital discharge survey, 1998-2004. Neuroepidemiology. 2007; 29(3-4): 243-9. https://www.karger.com/Article/Abstract/112857#:~:text=Age%2Dadjusted%20stroke%20hospitalization%20rates,223%20in%20the%20corresponding%20years.

Reference

Title
Declining U.S. Stroke Hospitalization Since 1997: National hospital discharge survey, 1998-2004
Publication
Neuroepidemiology
Publication Date
2007
Authors
Fang J, Alderman M, Keenan N, Croft J
Volume & Issue
Volume 29, Issue 3-4
Pages
243-9
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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