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<< Transient Ischemic Attack: An Evidence-Based Update (Stroke CME)

Epidemiology

The spectrum of cerebrovascular disease, collectively, represents the second most common cause of death, accounting for 5.7 million deaths, or roughly 10%, worldwide each year.8 In the United States, cerebrovascular disease recently declined from the third to the fourth most common cause of death, but it remains a leading cause of long-term disability.9 Stroke accounts for a significant proportion of total healthcare expenditure, with an estimated cost of nearly $74 billion in the United States in 2010.9

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