Figure 1. Rate of hospitalization for cerebrovascular diseases among patients 45 years and older, 1997–2005*.

Figure 1Rate of hospitalization for cerebrovascular diseases among patients 45 years and older, 1997–2005*

*Based on principal diagnosis.

**Population estimates for individuals older than 45 years of age. U.S. Census Bureau, 2005.

Source: AHRQ, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), 2005.

From: Hospital Stays for Stroke and Other Cerebrovascular Diseases, 2005

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