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Change in stroke incidence, mortality, case-fatality, severity, and risk factors in Oxfordshire, UK from 1981 to 2004 (Oxford Vascular Study).

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BACKGROUND: The incidence of stroke is predicted to rise because of the rapidly ageing population. However, over the past two decades, findings of randomised trials have identified several interventions that are effective in prevention of stroke. Reliable data on time-trends in stroke incidence, major risk factors, and use of preventive treatments in an ageing population are required to ascertain whether implementation of preventive strategies can offset the predicted rise in stroke incidence...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Author
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Volume:
363
Issue:
9425
Pages:
1925-1933
Publication date:
2004-06-01
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Language:
English
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uuid:fc3745e8-994f-4aa6-99ac-04b7b30b7e46
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110967
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2012-12-19

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