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Atlas of United States Mortality

Stroke for Black Female

At one time the southeastern States were considered the "stroke belt," the area with the highest rates for stroke. Now that cluster is breaking up and high rates are extending into Texas and Arkansas. There are many risk factors, including diet, exercise, and smoking.

Map for Stroke, Black Female

  • Page last reviewed: November 6, 2015
  • Page last updated: June 11, 2010
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