Journal article

Global Stroke Statistics 2019

Joosup Kim, Tharshanah Thayabaranathan, Geoffrey A Donnan, George Howard, Virginia J Howard, Peter M Rothwell, Valery Feigin, Bo Norrving, Mayowa Owolabi, Jeyaraj Pandian, Liping Liu, Dominique A Cadilhac, Amanda G Thrift

International Journal of Stroke | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Data on stroke epidemiology and availability of hospital-based stroke services around the world are important for guiding policy decisions and healthcare planning. AIMS: To provide the most current incidence, mortality and case-fatality data on stroke and describe current availability of stroke units around the world by country. METHODS: We searched multiple databases (based on our existing search strategy) to identify new original manuscripts and review articles published between 1 June 2016 and 31 October 2018 that met the ideal criteria for data on stroke incidence and case-fatality. For data on the availability of hospital-based stroke services, we searched PubMed for all lit..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council - Heart Foundation


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council


Awarded by SIBS Genomics NIH Grant


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors received Research Fellowship support from the National Health and Medical Research Council: DAC (1063761; cofunded by Heart Foundation) and AGT (1042600). MO is funded by the SIBS Genomics NIH Grant R01NS107900-01.