Table 21.2Incidence of Stroke

Author and dateSiteIncidence
Rosman 1986Hospital based (review of literature)101/100,000
Osuntokun et al. 1987Population58/100,000
Matenga 1997Hospital based30.7/100,000

Source: Compiled by authors.

From: Chapter 21, Cardiovascular Disease

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