Gender and aphasia in the Stroke Data Bank.

@article{Hier1994GenderAA,
  title={Gender and aphasia in the Stroke Data Bank.},
  author={Daniel B. Hier and W B Yoon and Jay P. Mohr and Thomas R. Price and Philip A. Wolf},
  journal={Brain and language},
  year={1994},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={155-67}
}
Aphasia was present in 19.4% of the men and 22.5% of the women in the Stroke Data Bank. There were no gender differences in aphasia incidence among the intracerebral hemorrhages. Aphasia was more frequent among women with infarcts (37.0%) than men (28.3%). When stroke mechanism was controlled for, there was an excess of aphasia among the women with stroke due to cardiac embolism. When stroke site was controlled for, there were no gender differences in aphasia frequency. Wernicke's, global, and… CONTINUE READING