Measuring stroke and transient ischemic attack burden in New Zealand: Protocol for the fifth Auckland Regional Community Stroke Study (ARCOS V)
Valery L Feigin, Rita Krishnamurthi, Suzanne Barker-Collo, P Alan Barber, Yogini Rathnasabapathy, Braden Te Ao, Priya Parmar, Susan Mahon, Bronwyn Tunnage, Andrew Swain, Bruce Arroll, Hinemoa Elder, El-Shadan Tautolo, Varsha Parag, Craig Anderson, Derrick Bennett, Amanda G Thrift, Dominique A Cadilhac, Paul Brown, Annemarei Ranta Show all
International Journal of Stroke | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2019
Aim: The goal of this paper is to provide a protocol for conducting a fifth population-based Auckland Regional Community Stroke study (ARCOS V) in New Zealand. Methods and Discussion: In this study, for the first time globally, (1) stroke and TIA burden will be determined using the currently used clinical and tissue-based definition of stroke, in addition to the WHO clinical classifications of stroke used in all previous ARCOS studies, as well as more advanced criteria recently suggested for an "ideal" population-based stroke incidence and outcomes study; and (2) age, sex, and ethnic-specific trends in stroke incidence and outcomes will be determined over the last four decades, including cha..View full abstract
Awarded by Health Research Council of New Zealand
The study is funded by the Health Research Council of New Zealand (Ref. #19/691).