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Prevalence of stroke by age and sex (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: 2005-2008)

Roger V, Go A, Lloyd-Jones D, Adams R, et al. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics- 2011 Update. Circ. 2011; 10.1161/CIR.0b013e3182009701. http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/reprint/CIR.0b013e3182009701

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Title
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics- 2011 Update
Publication
Circ
Publication Date
2011
Authors
Roger V, Go A, Lloyd-Jones D, Adams R, et al.
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  • Cost of Disease
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor

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