Stroke Hospitalization Rates, Total Population Ages 65+

Stroke Hospitalization Rates for 2015 through 2017 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 and North Carolina. Pockets of high-rate counties also are found in West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Virginia, Texas, Alaska, Missouri, Michigan, South Carolina, Georgia, Delaware and Maryland.

Geographic Patterns: Stroke Hospitalization Rates for 2017 through 2019 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 and North Carolina. Pockets of high-rate counties also are found in West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Virginia, Texas, Alaska, Missouri, Michigan, South Carolina, Georgia, Delaware and Maryland.

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