Data Comparison

Overview of stroke burden and care in each EU and SAFE member country.

Compare stroke burden and care between chosen two EU and SAFE member countries. Choose any two countries from the dropdown menu below and criteria for comparison then click COMPARE.



Incidence: the number of new strokes.

Mortality: the number of people who die as a result of their stroke, at any time
following the stroke.

Case fatality: the number of people who die as a result of their stroke within a month of
having the stroke.

Prevalence: the number of stroke survivors in the population.

Age and sex adjusted: some of the stroke epidemiology rates in the following tables are ‘age- and
sex-adjusted’. The risk of stroke and likelihood of surviving stroke are
significantly influenced by age and sex. When researchers want to compare
rates of stroke, stroke deaths or the number of stroke survivors between
two or more populations, they need to take into account the fact that
different populations have different age and sex profiles. Researchers use
a statistical method to adjust the recorded rates, producing age- and
sex-adjusted rates that can be used to compare the burden of stroke in
different populations.

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