Stroke Statistics and Maps

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Stroke is a leading cause of death in the United States, killing more than 147,000 Americans in 2018.1

Public health officials and other health professionals can find up-to-date facts, statistics, maps, and other information related to stroke in these reports and resources:


  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Underlying Cause of Death, 1999–2018. CDC WONDER Online Database. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2018. Accessed March 12, 2020.