Where to Focus Efforts to Reduce the Black-White Disparity in Stroke Mortality: Incidence Versus Case Fatality?

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE At age 45 years, blacks have a stroke mortality ≈3× greater than their white counterparts, with a declining disparity at older ages. We assess whether this black-white disparity in stroke mortality is attributable to a black-white disparity in stroke incidence versus a disparity in case fatality. METHODS We first assess if black… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.012631

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@article{Howard2016WhereTF, title={Where to Focus Efforts to Reduce the Black-White Disparity in Stroke Mortality: Incidence Versus Case Fatality?}, author={George Howard and Claudia Scala Moy and Virginia J. Howard and Leslie A. McClure and Dawn Kleindorfer and Brett M. Kissela and Suzanne E. Judd and Fredrick W. Unverzagt and Elsayed Z Soliman and Monika M. Safford and M. Kelli Cushman and Matthew Flaherty and Virginia G. Wadley}, journal={Stroke}, year={2016}, volume={47 7}, pages={1893-8} }