Stroke Death Rates, Whites Ages 35+

Stroke Death Rates for 2014 through 2016 for Whites 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 Arkansas, West Virginia, Missouri, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky, and parts of Texas. Pockets of high-rate counties also are found in Oklahoma, Illinois, Indiana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.
Geographic Patterns: Stroke Death Rates for 2017 through 2019 for Whites 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 Arkansas, West Virginia, Missouri, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky, and Texas. Pockets of high-rate counties also are found in Oklahoma, Illinois, Indiana, North Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, South Dakota, California, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, Pennsylvania, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, and Georgia.

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