Deaths from Stroke


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Deaths from Stroke: 167,366 deaths in 1999 (CDC); 7.0% of deaths in 1999.
Cause of death rank: 3rd top leading cause of death in 1999 and 2000 (CDC)
Mortality rate: About 20% of stroke patients die in hospital.
Average life years lost from Stroke: 3.5 average YPLL/person for stroke in Michigan1.

Death statistics for Stroke: The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Stroke:

  • 163,538 people died annually from strokes in the US 2001 (Deaths: Final Data for 2001, NCHS, CDC)
  • 57.4 people per 100,000 population died annually from strokes in the US 2001 (Deaths: Final Data for 2001, NCHS, CDC)
  • Stroke was ranked the third leading cause of death in the US 2001 (Deaths: Final Data for 2001, NCHS, CDC)
  • 3rd leading cause of death in women in the US (The National Women’s Health Information Center, CDC)
  • 61% of deaths from stroke each year are in women in the US (The National Women’s Health Information Center, CDC)
  • 160,431 deaths per year in the USA 1996 (US Government Statistics)
  • 27 deaths per 100,000 population in the USA 1996 (US Government Statistics)
  • Ranked 3rd highest cause of death in the USA 1996 (US Government Statistics)
  • Caused 11,982 deaths in Australia in 1988 (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2002)
  • Caused 7,170 female deaths in Australia in 1988 (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2002)
  • 60.1 deaths per 100,000 women in Australia 2001 (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, National Mortality Database, 2003)
  • 65.3 deaths per 100,000 men in Australia 2001 (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, National Mortality Database, 2003)
  • 9.4% of all deaths in Australia in 1988 (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2002)
  • Stroke causes more deaths in women than men worldwide, 11% vs 8.4% (World Heart Federation Fact-Sheet, 2002)
  • Diabetes was the associated cause of death in 8% of stroke deaths in Australia, 2002 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Stroke was an underlying cause in 1.8% of female deaths from respiratory disease in Australia 1997-2002 (AIHW National Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Stroke was an underlying cause in 3.4% of male deaths from respiratory disease in Australia 1997-2002 (AIHW National Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 12,533 people died from stroke in Australia 2002 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 9% of all deaths was due to strokes in Australia 2002 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Death statistics for cerebrovascular diseases including stroke by age in the USA:

Deaths from Stroke: medical news summaries: The following medical news items are relevant to death from Stroke:



Footnotes:
1. Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, MDCH, Michigan, USA

Last revision: June 18, 2003

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