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Stroke

28 October 2011

Poorer countries have higher stroke rates

People who live in poorer countries and in countries that spend less money on health care are more likely to suffer a fatal stroke than people who live in wealthier nations.

People who live in poorer countries and in countries that spend less money on health care are more likely to suffer a fatal stroke than people who live in wealthier nations, researchers have found.

"This is very important for developing health care strategies to prevent stroke and other cardiovascular diseases."

 

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