Proportion of different subtypes of stroke in China.

@article{Zhang2003ProportionOD,
  title={Proportion of different subtypes of stroke in China.},
  author={Lin-feng Zhang and Jun Yang and Zhen Yi Hong and Guang-gu Yuan and Bei-fan Zhou and Lian-cheng Zhao and Yining N Huang and Jie Chen and Yang-feng Wu},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2003},
  volume={34 9},
  pages={2091-6}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The goal of this article is to clarify the proportion of stroke subtypes in China, where stoke is the most common cause of death. METHODS A total of 16,031 first-ever strokes in subjects >or=25 years of age were identified in 1991 to 2000 from 17 Chinese populations through a community-based cardiovascular disease surveillance program in the China Multicenter Collaborative Study of Cardiovascular Epidemiology. World Health Organization diagnosis criteria were used for… CONTINUE READING

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