A 5 years prospective study of incidence, morbidity and mortality profile of stroke in a rural community of eastern India.

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Community-based longitudinal study on stroke is rare in India. It has been predicted that the stroke incidence will be higher in developing countries than developed countries. Hence a five years prospective study was planned to carry out in the rural Bengal, India based on WHO protocol to determine the incidence rate, risk factors, morbidity and mortality… (More)

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@article{Bhattacharya2005A5Y, title={A 5 years prospective study of incidence, morbidity and mortality profile of stroke in a rural community of eastern India.}, author={Susanta Bhattacharya and Shankar Prasad Saha and Arindam Basu and Shyamal Kumar Das}, journal={Journal of the Indian Medical Association}, year={2005}, volume={103 12}, pages={655-9} }