Trends in stroke incidence in Hong Kong differ by stroke subtype.

@article{Chau2011TrendsIS,
  title={Trends in stroke incidence in Hong Kong differ by stroke subtype.},
  author={Pui Hing Chau and Jean Woo and William Bernard Goggins and Yee Kit Tse and Kam Che Chan and Sui Vi Lo and Suzanne C. Ho},
  journal={Cerebrovascular diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={138-46}
}
BACKGROUND The population in Hong Kong is mainly Chinese, but their lifestyle is increasingly westernized. It is uncertain whether the trends of stroke in Hong Kong would follow a Chinese or Western pattern. This is the first study to examine the trends of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke in Hong Kong between 1999 and 2007 with a view to providing data for planning preventive programs and resources for treatment. METHODS Data from the Clinical Management System database of the Hong Kong… CONTINUE READING