QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates* for Stroke,† by Region§ — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2001–2021

* Age-adjusted rates are based on the 2000 U.S. Census Bureau standard population. † Deaths for stroke were identified using International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision underlying cause of death codes I60–I69.

§ Based on U.S. Census Bureau definition of four regions. https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/popest/guidance-geographies/terms-and-definitions.html

Top The age-adjusted death rate for stroke declined for all regions from 2001 to 2021. Stroke death rates declined from 2001 through 2013 for persons living in the South (63.0 to 39.5 per 100,000 population) and Midwest (59.4 to 37.4), through 2014 for persons living in the West (60.9 to 33.8), and through 2019 for […]

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