How does the incidence of ischemic stroke differ between males and females?

Updated: May 27, 2020
  • Author: Edward C Jauch, MD, MS, FAHA, FACEP; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Men are at higher risk for stroke than women; white men have a stroke incidence of 62.8 per 100,000, with death being the final outcome in 26.3% of cases, while women have a stroke incidence of 59 per 100,000 and a death rate of 39.2%.

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