Stroke Statistics and Maps
Stroke is a leading cause of death in the United States, killing nearly 130,000 Americans each year—that’s 1 of every 19 deaths.1 The reports and other resources in this section can serve as resources to public health officials and other health professionals who need up-to-date information on stroke:
- Stroke facts
- Stroke maps and data sources
- Stroke statistical reports for health professionals
- Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports (MMWRs) about stroke
- Kochanek KD, Xu JQ, Murphy SL, Miniño AM, Kung HC. Deaths: final data for 2009. Nat Vital Stat Rep. [PDF-3.15M] 2011;60(3).