Incidence of stroke and stroke subtypes in Malmö, Sweden, 1990-2000: marked differences between groups defined by birth country.

@article{Khan2004IncidenceOS,
  title={Incidence of stroke and stroke subtypes in Malm{\"o}, Sweden, 1990-2000: marked differences between groups defined by birth country.},
  author={Farhad Ali Khan and Elisabet Zia and Lars Janzon and Gunnar Engstrom},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2004},
  volume={35 9},
  pages={2054-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The proportion of immigrants has increased in Sweden markedly during the last decades, as in many other Western countries. Incidence of stroke has increased during this period. However, it is primarily unknown whether incidence of stroke and stroke subtypes in Sweden is related to country of birth. METHODS Incidence of first-ever stroke was followed during 10 years in a cohort consisting of all 40- to 89-year-old inhabitants in the city of Malmö, Sweden (n=118,134… CONTINUE READING

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