Stroke Death Rates, Total Population 35+

Geographic Patterns: Stroke Death Rates for 2018 through 2020 for Adults Aged 35 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 Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, South Carolina, Arkansas, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands. Pockets of high-rate counties are also found in Alaska, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, West Virginia, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Maryland, North Carolina, and Florida.

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