Secular trend of mortality from cerebral infarction and cerebral hemorrhage in Taiwan, 1974-1988.

@article{Chang1993SecularTO,
  title={Secular trend of mortality from cerebral infarction and cerebral hemorrhage in Taiwan, 1974-1988.},
  author={C. Chiung Chang and C. J. Chen},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1993},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={212-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Pathological patterns of stroke are different in various races, with the predominant stroke type in the Chinese being intracerebral hemorrhage. A total of 31,078 deaths from cerebral infarction and 77,773 deaths from cerebral hemorrhage in Taiwan were reported for groups of subjects aged 40-79 years during the period 1974-1988 to elucidate their secular trends. METHODS Vital statistics and demographic data were collected for analyzing the truncated age-adjusted… CONTINUE READING
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