Stroke Hospitalization Rates, Whites Ages 65+
Geographic Patterns: Stroke Hospitalization 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 hospitalization rates – meaning the top quintile – are located primarily in the Southeast, with heavy concentrations of high-rate counties in Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma, West Virginia, Michigan, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee and Louisiana. Pockets of high-rate counties also are found in South Carolina, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Missouri, and Georgia.
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