Predicting survival after stroke: a three-year follow-up.

  title={Predicting survival after stroke: a three-year follow-up.},
  author={Ruth Bonita and Marjorie A. Ford and Alistair W Stewart},
  volume={19 6},
We examined characteristics associated with a high risk of mortality within 3 years after a stroke. Analyses are based on data from a population-based register of stroke events that occurred in Auckland (total population 829,545), New Zealand during a 1-year period in 1981-1982 and a 3-year follow-up study of all survivors (97% complete). Statistical techniques that allow for the simultaneous evaluation of multiple factors indicated that retention of consciousness, decreasing age, and place of… CONTINUE READING

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