Twenty-four-year trends in the incidence of ischemic stroke in Sweden from 1987 to 2010.

@article{Rosengren2013TwentyfouryearTI,
  title={Twenty-four-year trends in the incidence of ischemic stroke in Sweden from 1987 to 2010.},
  author={Annika Rosengren and Kok Wai Giang and Georgios Lappas and Christina Jern and Kjell Tor{\'e}n and Lena Bj{\"o}rck},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2013},
  volume={44 9},
  pages={2388-93}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The incidence of stroke in Sweden increased between 1989 and 2000 among people aged ≤65 years, but more recent data on those aged >65 years are lacking. METHODS Through the Swedish Hospital Discharge and Cause of Death registries, we identified all cases of nonfatal and fatal ischemic stroke (IS) among people aged 18 to 84 years during 1987-2010 in Sweden. RESULTS Of the 391 081 stroke cases identified, 1.6% were 18 to 44 years, 16.7% were 45 to 64 years, and 81.7… CONTINUE READING