Journal article

Global, regional, and national burden of stroke, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Catherine Owens Johnson, Nguyen Minh, Gregory A Roth, Emma Nichols, Tahiya Alam, Degu Abate, Foad Abd-Allah, Ahmed Abdelalim, Haftom Niguse Abraha, Niveen Me Abu-Rmeileh, Oladimeji M Adebayo, Abiodun Moshood Adeoye, Gina Agarwal, Sutapa Agrawal, Amani Nidhal Aichour, Ibtihel Aichour, Miloud Taki Eddine Aichour, Fares Alahdab, Raghib Ali, Nelson Alvis-Guzman Show all

LANCET NEUROLOGY | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Stroke is a leading cause of mortality and disability worldwide and the economic costs of treatment and post-stroke care are substantial. The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) provides a systematic, comparable method of quantifying health loss by disease, age, sex, year, and location to provide information to health systems and policy makers on more than 300 causes of disease and injury, including stroke. The results presented here are the estimates of burden due to overall stroke and ischaemic and haemorrhagic stroke from GBD 2016. METHODS: We report estimates and corresponding uncertainty intervals (UIs), from 1990 to 2016, for incidence, prevale..

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