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Prognosis of Stroke

Prognosis of Stroke: Unpredictable. About 20% of patients die in hospital. Others have complications of stroke. ...see also Overview of Stroke

Prognosis for Stroke: Although stroke is a disease of the brain, it can affect the entire body. Some of the disabilities that can result from stroke include paralysis, cognitive deficits, speech problems, emotional difficulties, daily living problems, and pain. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Stroke Information Page: NINDS) ...see also Overview of Stroke

Life Expectancy and Survival Rates

Average life years lost from Stroke: 3.5 average YPLL/person for stroke in Michigan1. ...see also deaths and Stroke

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Stroke: 167,366 deaths in 1999 (CDC); 7.0% of deaths in 1999.

Cause of death rank: 3rd top leading cause of death in 1999 and 2000 (CDC)

Estimated mortality rate for Stroke from prevalence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 167,366 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 167,366 deaths in 1999 (CDC); 7.0% of deaths in 1999.)
  • Incidence: 4,599,999 (USA prevalence calculated from this data: estimated 4.6 million (NHLBI)
  • 3.6% (ratio of deaths to prevalence).
  • See also Deaths and Stroke and Overview of Stroke.

Estimated mortality rate for Stroke from incidence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 167,366 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 167,366 deaths in 1999 (CDC); 7.0% of deaths in 1999.)
  • Incidence: 600,000 (USA annual incidence calculated from this data: 600,000 annually (CDC) including 500,000 new cases and 100,000 recurrences.
  • 27.9% (ratio of deaths to incidence).
  • See also Deaths and Stroke and Overview of Stroke.

Complications:

Complications of Stroke may include:

Complications of Stroke from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Stroke.

Death Statistics for Stroke

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths related to Stroke:

  • 163,538 people died annually from strokes in the US 2001 (Deaths: Final Data for 2001, NCHS, CDC)
  • 57.4 people per 100,000 population died annually from strokes in the US 2001 (Deaths: Final Data for 2001, NCHS, CDC)
  • Stroke was ranked the third leading cause of death in the US 2001 (Deaths: Final Data for 2001, NCHS, CDC)
  • 3rd leading cause of death in women in the US (The National Women’s Health Information Center, CDC)
  • 61% of deaths from stroke each year are in women in the US (The National Women’s Health Information Center, CDC)
  • 160,431 deaths per year in the USA 1996 (US Government Statistics)
  • 27 deaths per 100,000 population in the USA 1996 (US Government Statistics)
  • more death statistics...»

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Stroke usually refers to the likely outcome of Stroke. The prognosis of Stroke may include the duration of Stroke, chances of complications of Stroke, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Stroke, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Stroke. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.



Footnotes:
1. Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, MDCH, Michigan, USA
 

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