Exploring the declining case fatality in acute stroke. Population-based observations in the northern Sweden MONICA Project.

@article{Stegmayr1996ExploringTD,
  title={Exploring the declining case fatality in acute stroke. Population-based observations in the northern Sweden MONICA Project.},
  author={B. G. Stegmayr and Kjell Asplund},
  journal={Journal of internal medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={240 3},
  pages={143-9}
}
OBJECTIVES Declining case fatality in acute stroke has been reported from many western countries. The aim of this study was to explore in what subset of patients the decline in case fatality has occurred. SETTING In a population-based study, acute stroke events were recorded in the age group 25-74 years in northern Sweden during the years 1985-1993 within the framework of the WHO MONICA Project. SUBJECTS In total 3486 men and 2212 women with a first-ever stroke (except subarachnoid… CONTINUE READING