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Understanding Stroke in West Virginia is a comprehensive examination of cerebrovascular disease, the fourth leading cause of death in the Mountain State. The report provides demographic information on hospitalizations and mortality from stroke among state residents, as well as a discussion of the risk factors that place an individual at higher risk of a stroke event. State data are compared with national data where available.

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Full Report 54 2.3 Meg.
Executive Summary 2 53k
Table of Contents 1 29k
Stroke: An Overview 4 190k
Stroke Occurrence 5 85k
Stroke Risk Factors 14 723k
Prevention of Stroke 2 195k
The Economic Costs of Stroke 1 66k
Stroke Hospitalizations in West Virginia 3 449k
Stroke Mortality in West Virginia 3 376k
Stroke Centers 2 205K
Appendixes A, B, C, D 4 55k
References 10 114k

West Virginia Health Statistics Center (HSC)
Office of Epidemiology and Health Promotion (OEHP)
Bureau for Public Health (BPH)
Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR)
State of West Virginia (WV)

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