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Worldwide stroke incidence and early case fatality reported in 56 population-based studies: a systematic review.

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This systematic review of population-based studies of the incidence and early (21 days to 1 month) case fatality of stroke is based on studies published from 1970 to 2008. Stroke incidence (incident strokes only) and case fatality from 21 days to 1 month post-stroke were analysed by four decades of study, two country income groups (high-income countries and low to middle income countries, in accordance with the World Bank's country classification) and, when possible, by stroke pathological ty...

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Feigin, VL More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
Barker-Collo, SL More by this author
Journal:
The Lancet. Neurology
Volume:
8
Issue:
4
Pages:
355-369
Publication date:
2009-04-05
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EISSN:
1474-4465
ISSN:
1474-4422
URN:
uuid:6d6c4288-d29f-481b-98f7-a1c6fd724999
Source identifiers:
294274
Local pid:
pubs:294274

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