Stroke Statistics and Maps

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Stroke is a leading cause of death in the United States, killing more than 130,000 Americans each year—that’s 1 of every 20 deaths.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:

Reference

  1. CDC, NCHS. Underlying cause of death 1999–2014 on CDC WONDER Online Database, released 2015. Data are from the Multiple Cause of Death Files, 1999–2014, as compiled from data provided by the 57 vital statistics jurisdictions through the Vital Statistics Cooperative Program.