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Atlas of Stroke Mortality: Racial, Ethnic and Geographic Disparities in the United States

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This publication is the product of a collaboration between the following organizations: Office for Social Environment and Health Research, West Virginia University and National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Atlas of Stroke Mortality: Racial, Ethnic and Geographic Disparities in the United States is the third in a series of CDC atlases related to cardiovascular disease, which have been published through a collaboration between CDC, West Virginia University, and the University of South Florida. This Atlas provides, for the first time, an extensive series of national and state maps that show local disparities in stroke death rates for the five largest racial and ethnic groups in the United States (i.e., American Indians and Alaska Natives, Asians and Pacific Islanders, blacks, Hispanics, and whites).


Suggested Citation

Casper ML, Barnett E, Williams GI Jr., Halverson JA, Braham VE, Greenlund KJ. Atlas of Stroke Mortality: Racial, Ethnic, and Geographic Disparities in the United States. Atlanta, GA: Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2003.


Download the Publication by Section

Table of ContentsPDF [349K]
IntroductionPDF [111K]
Section One: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in StrokePDF [117K]
Section Two: Reader’s Guide to Understanding and Interpreting the MapsPDF [80K]
Section Three: National Maps of Stroke Mortality by Race, Ethnicity, and GenderPDF [10M]
Section Four: State Maps and Tables of Stroke Mortality PDF [3.4M]
Appendix A: State Rankings of Stroke MortalityPDF [715K]
Appendix B: Methodological and Technical NotesPDF [316K]
Appendix C: Resources, About the AuthorsPDF [260K]

 
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