Stroke Death Rates, Blacks Age 65+

Stroke Death Rates for 2014 through 2016 for Blacks 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 parts of eastern Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas. Pockets of high-rate counties also are found in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Illinois.

Geographic Patterns: Stroke Death Rates for 2017 through 2019 for Blacks 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 parts of eastern Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas. Pockets of high-rate counties also are found in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Illinois, and California.

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