Stroke Hospitalization Rates, Total Population Ages 65+

Stroke Hospitalization Rates for 2013 through 2015 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, and Louisiana. Pockets of high-rate counties also are found in West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Florida, Virginia, parts of Texas, and along the coastal plains of North Carolina, Alaska, Missouri, South Carolina, and Georgia.
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