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Stroke Death Rates, Total Population Age 65+

Stroke Death Rates for 2011 through 2013 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, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia, Alabama, and South Carolina. Pockets of high-rate counties also are found in Oklahoma, parts of Texas, North Carolina, northern Idaho, Utah, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Montana, California, and Alaska.