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Cerebrovascular Disease or Stroke

Data are for the U.S.


  • Number of adults who ever had a stroke: 6.5 million
  • Percent of adults who ever had a stroke: 2.7%

Source: Summary Health Statistics Tables for U.S. Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2015, Table A-1 [PDF – 188 KB]


  • Number of deaths: 133,103
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 41.7
  • Cause of death rank: 5

Source: Deaths: Final Data for 2014, tables 9, 10 [PDF – 4.4 MB]

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