Stroke Statistics and Maps

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Stroke is a leading cause of death in the United States, killing 150,000 Americans in 2019.1

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, National Center for Health Statistics. Multiple Cause of Death 1999–2019. CDC WONDER Online Database website. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2019. Accessed February 1, 2021.