The end of the long-term decline in stroke mortality in the United States?

@article{Gillum1997TheEO,
  title={The end of the long-term decline in stroke mortality in the United States?},
  author={Richard Frank Gillum and Christopher T Sempos},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1997},
  volume={28 8},
  pages={
          1527-9
        }
}
Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States.1 2 3 4 A decline in the age-adjusted death rate for nonwhite women began in 1924, for nonwhite men in 1930, and for whites by 1918.5 The rate of decline accelerated in the 1970s, probably because of improved hypertension control, but slowed in the 1980s for reasons that remain unclear.6 Recently published statistics suggest that the long-term decline in stroke mortality rates in the United States may have ceased. There is… CONTINUE READING

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