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Cerebrovascular Disease or Stroke

Data are for the U.S.

Morbidity

  • Number of adults who ever had a stroke: 7.4 million
  • Percent of adults who ever had a stroke: 3.0%

Source: Summary Health Statistics Tables for U.S. Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2016, Table A-1 [PDF – 137 KB]

Mortality

  • Number of deaths: 140,323
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 43.7
  • Cause of death rank: 5

Source: Deaths: Final Data for 2015, tables 6, 7 [PDF – 2.7 MB]

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