Gender differences in stroke incidence and poststroke disability in the Framingham heart study.

@article{Petrea2009GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in stroke incidence and poststroke disability in the Framingham heart study.},
  author={Rodica E. Petrea and Alexa Beiser and Sudha Seshadri and Margaret Kelly-Hayes and Carlos S. Kase and Philip A. Wolf},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={1032-7}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Stroke is emerging as a major public health problem for women, as it is for men. Controversy persists regarding gender differences in stroke incidence, severity, and poststroke disability. METHODS Participants in the Framingham Original (n=5119; 2829 women) and Offspring (n=4957, 2565 women) cohorts who were 45 years and stroke-free were followed to first incident stroke. Gender-specific outcome measures were adjusted for the Framingham Stroke Risk Profile components… CONTINUE READING

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