Prevalence of stroke and associated risk factors in older adults in Havana City and Matanzas Provinces, Cuba (10/66 population-based study).

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INTRODUCTION Cerebrovascular disease (CVD) is the third cause of death and second cause of disability and dementia in adults aged>or=65 years worldwide. The few epidemiological studies of stroke in Latin America generally report lower prevalence and different patterns than developed countries. OBJECTIVE Estimate the prevalence of stroke and associated… (More)

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@article{Llibre2010PrevalenceOS, title={Prevalence of stroke and associated risk factors in older adults in Havana City and Matanzas Provinces, Cuba (10/66 population-based study).}, author={Juan de Jes{\'u}s Llibre and Adolfo Valhuerdi and O Alvarez Fern{\'a}ndez and Juan Carlos Llibre and Rudbeskia Porto and Ana M. Lopez and Beatriz Marcheco and Carmen Moreno}, journal={MEDICC review}, year={2010}, volume={12 3}, pages={20-6} }