Stroke recurrence is more frequent in Blacks and Hispanics.

  title={Stroke recurrence is more frequent in Blacks and Hispanics.},
  author={K F Sheinart and Stanley Tuhrim and Diane R. Horowitz and Jesse M Weinberger and Martin E. Goldman and James H. Godbold},
  volume={17 4},
This study was designed to measure recurrent stroke rates and identify their determinants in a mixed ethnic population. A cohort of 299 patients (110 black, 57 Hispanic and 132 white) admitted to a large urban hospital with an acute stroke between November 1, 1991, and July 1, 1993, was followed for a mean of 17.8 months. Demographic and historical data and stroke subtype and severity were recorded at the time of the index stroke. The main outcome measure was stroke recurrence. The unadjusted… CONTINUE READING

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