Stroke Hospitalization Rates, Total Population Ages 65+
Geographic Patterns: Stroke Hospitalization Rates for 2018 through 2020 for Adults Aged 65 Years and Older by County. The map shows that concentrations of counties with the highest stroke hospitalization rates – meaning the top quintile – are located primarily in the Southeast, with heavy concentrations of high-rate counties in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Kentucky, Georgia, Oklahoma and North Carolina. Pockets of high-rate counties are also found in West Virginia, Tennessee, Arkansas, Virginia, Texas, Alaska, Missouri, Michigan, Illinois, South Carolina, Delaware and Maryland.
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