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Total direct and indirect costs of stroke in the U.S. are projected to reach $140 billion by 2030. This represents a 238% change in direct costs compared to 2010, and a 73% change in indirect costs.

Heidenreich P, Trogdon J, Khavjou O, Butler J, et al. Forecasting the Future of Cardiovascular Disease in the United States: A policy statement from the American Heart Association. Circ. 2011; 8(123). https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/full/10.1161/cir.0b013e31820a55f5

Reference

Title
Forecasting the Future of Cardiovascular Disease in the United States: A policy statement from the American Heart Association
Publication
Circ
Publication Date
2011
Authors
Heidenreich P, Trogdon J, Khavjou O, Butler J, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 8, Issue 123
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Economic Burden

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