The National Survey of Stroke. Incidence.

  title={The National Survey of Stroke. Incidence.},
  author={Michael Robins and Herbert M Baum},
  volume={12 2 Pt 2 Suppl 1},
The following estimates were made, based on data from The National Survey of Stroke: 1. About 297,000 persons were hospitalized annually for an initial stroke in the conterminous U.S. during the two-year baseline period 1975-76, an annual incidence rate of 140.7 per 100,000 population; 2. Incidence rates of initial strokes escalate rapidly with advancing age. Between the ages of 45 to 85, the average rates of increase in age-specific rates doubles from one 10-year age group to the next; and 3… CONTINUE READING

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