Sex-specific stroke incidence over time in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Stroke Study.

@article{Madsen2017SexspecificSI,
  title={Sex-specific stroke incidence over time in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Stroke Study.},
  author={Tracy E. Madsen and Jane C Khoury and Kathleen Alwell and Charles Moomaw and Eric W Rademacher and Matthew Flaherty and Daniel Woo and Jason Mackey and F De Los Rios La Rosa and Sharyl Martini and Simona Ferioli and Opeolu Adeoye and Pooja Khatri and J P Broderick and Brett M. Kissela and Dawn Kleindorfer},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2017},
  volume={89 10},
  pages={
          990-996
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Recent data suggest stroke incidence is decreasing over time, but it is unknown whether incidence is decreasing in women and men to the same extent. METHODS Within our population of 1.3 million, all incident strokes among residents ≥20 years old were ascertained at all hospitals during July 1993-June 1994 and calendar years 1999, 2005, and 2010. A sampling scheme was used to ascertain out-of-hospital cases. Sex-specific incidence rates per 100,000 among black and white participants… CONTINUE READING

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