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Age specific temporal trends in stroke incidence in high income countries

Abstract:

Overall stroke incidence has fallen in high-income countries, but data on time trends in incidence of young stroke (i.e. stroke in individuals younger than 55 years) are conflicting. I therefore aimed to: first, clarify and update overall stroke incidence trends in high income countries, second, compare temporal trends in incidence of stroke at younger vs older ages, third, explore if temporal trends in risk factors or ascertainment at younger ages might be associated with incidence trends...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Sub department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Research group:
Wolfson Centre for Prevention of Stroke and Dementia
Oxford college:
Lady Margaret Hall
Role:
Author
Type of award:
D.M
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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