Stroke Death Rates, Total Population Age 65+
Geographic Patterns: Stroke Death Rates for 2017 through 2019 for Adults Aged 65 Years and Older by County. The map shows that concentrations of counties with the highest stroke death rates – meaning the top quintile – are located primarily in the Southeast, with heavy concentrations of high-rate counties in Arkansas, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands. Pockets of high-rate counties also are found in Oklahoma, parts of Texas, North Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Montana, California, and Alaska.
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