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Within 30 days of ischemic stroke, 8.1% of people age 65 and older were dead.

El-Saed, A, LH Kuller, AB Newman, O Lopez, J Costantino, K McTigue, M Cushman, and R Kronmal. Geographic Variations in Stroke Incidence and Mortality Among Older Populations in Four U.S. Communities. Stroke. 2006; 37(8): 1975-9. http://stroke.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/short/01.STR.0000231453.98473.67v1

Reference

Title
Geographic Variations in Stroke Incidence and Mortality Among Older Populations in Four U.S. Communities
Publication
Stroke
Publication Date
2006
Authors
El-Saed, A, LH Kuller, AB Newman, O Lopez, J Costantino, K McTigue, M Cushman, and R Kronmal
Volume & Issue
Volume 37, Issue 8
Pages
1975-9
URL
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