Burden of stroke in China

Int J Stroke. 2007 Aug;2(3):211-3. doi: 10.1111/j.1747-4949.2007.00142.x.


Stroke is second leading cause of death in China, however, there are very few data available in the English literature to reflect the burden. We summarize the current epidemiological trends and estimate of the burden of stroke in recent reports available in Chinese.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Cerebrovascular Disorders / complications
  • China / epidemiology
  • Cost of Illness*
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Risk Factors
  • Stroke / economics
  • Stroke / epidemiology*
  • Stroke / etiology