Where to Focus Efforts to Reduce the Black–White Disparity in Stroke Mortality: Incidence Versus Case Fatality? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • African Continental Ancestry Group
  • European Continental Ancestry Group
  • Health Status Disparities
  • Stroke

abstract

  • These findings show that the black-white differences in stroke mortality are largely driven by differences in stroke incidence, with case fatality playing at most a minor role. Therefore, to reduce the black-white disparity in stroke mortality, interventions need to focus on prevention of stroke in blacks.

publication date

  • June 2, 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4927373

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.012631

PubMed ID

  • 27256672

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