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Table 3 Annual incidence rate cerebral infarction and adjusted annual incidence rate ischaemic stroke.

From: Ischemic stroke incidence in Santa Coloma de Gramenet (ISISCOG), Spain. A community-based study

Study Oxford Community Stroke Project MONICA Perth Community Stroke Study ARIC INNHERRED ERLANGEN L'AQUILA South London Stroke Register Oxford Vascular Study ISISCOG
Year 1981–84 1985–87 1989–90 1987–95 1994–96 1994–96 1994–98 1995–98 2002–04 2003
Place UK Europe & China Australia USA Norway Germany Italy UK UK Spain
n (population) 86,487 2,900,000 138,704 15,792 70,000 101,450 297,838 234,533 90,542 116,202
Age (years) No age restriction 35–64 No age restriction 45–64 ≥ 15 No age restriction No age restriction - No age restriction No age restriction
Mean Age (years) 67.4 - 72.7 - - - 74.8 71.7 74.1 74
Overall Stroke (for 100,000) 227 101–285 men 47–198 women 258- - 312 285 men 338 women- - 275 - 162 -
Incidence rate cerebral infarction (for 100,000) 193 - 178 189 men 166 women- - 232 119 men 154 women 221 men 220 women - 142 137 141 men 133 women
Adjusted Incidence rate ischemic stroke (for 100,000) - - World 132 men 77 women 180 women - European 134 European 228 European128 World 83 - European 139 World 65
CT based diagnoses (%) 98 - - CT scan: 84 MRI: 27 87.5 95 89 CT/MRI: 88.3 - 100
30 day case fatality (%) 17.8 30 22 7.6 19.2 19.4 25.6 25.7 17.2 -
90 day case fatality (%) . - - - - 28.5 - 32.9 - 12