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The estimated direct and indirect cost of stroke for 2010 is $73.7 billion.

Lloyd-Jones D, Adams R, Brown T, Carnethon M, et al. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics- 2010 Update. Circulation. 2010; 121. http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/extract/121/7/e46

Reference

Title
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics- 2010 Update
Publication
Circulation
Publication Date
2010
Authors
Lloyd-Jones D, Adams R, Brown T, Carnethon M, et al
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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