Changing ethnic disparity in ischemic stroke mortality in US children after the STOP trial.

Abstract

IMPORTANCE A prior report showed higher stroke mortality in US black children compared with white children (1979-1998), a disparity likely due in part to sickle cell disease, which leads to a high risk of childhood ischemic stroke. We hypothesized that this disparity has diminished since the publication of the Stroke Prevention Trial in Sickle Cell Anemia… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.89

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