Stroke Death Rates, Whites Age 65+

Stroke Death Rates for 2014 through 2016 for Whites 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, West Virginia, and Kentucky. Pockets of high-rate counties also are found in Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Ohio, Michigan, northern Idaho, and the coastal plains of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.
Geographic Patterns: Stroke Death Rates for 2017 through 2019 for Whites 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, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Georgia. Pockets of high-rate counties also are found in Alaska, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, California, Oregon, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Ohio, Michigan, Idaho, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

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