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The Incidence of Stroke in Indigenous Populations of Countries With a Very High Human Development Index: A Systematic Review Protocol

Anna H Balabanski, Angela Dos Santos, John A Woods, Amanda G Thrift, Timothy J Kleinig, Astrid Suchy-Dicey, Susanna Ragnhild Siri, Bernadette Boden-Albala, Rita Krishnamurthi, Valery L Feigin, Dedra Buchwald, Annemarei Ranta, Christina S Mienna, Carol Zavaleta, Leonid Churilov, Luke Burchill, Deborah Zion, WT Longstreth, David L Tirschwell, Sonia Anand Show all



Background and Aims: Despite known Indigenous health and socioeconomic disadvantage in countries with a Very High Human Development Index, data on the incidence of stroke in these populations are sparse. With oversight from an Indigenous Advisory Board, we will undertake a systematic review of the incidence of stroke in Indigenous populations of developed countries or regions, with comparisons between Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations of the same region, though not between different Indigenous populations. Methods: Using PubMed, OVID-EMBASE, and Global Health databases, we will examine population-based incidence studies of stroke in Indigenous adult populations of developed countries..

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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia

Awarded by Heart Foundation of Australia

Funding Acknowledgements

We acknowledge scholarship (AHB; 1169269) and fellowship support from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (AT; 1042600) and the Heart Foundation of Australia (JK).