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Table 4 Rank of age-standardised stroke mortality rate attributable to modifiable risk factors in (A) The World Bank (WB) low-income countries (LICs), lower-middle-income countries (LMICs), upper-middle-income countries (UMICs), and high-income countries (HICs) in 1990 and 2017 and (B) in different socioeconomic status regions classified by Socio-Demographic Index (SDI) in 1990 and 2017 (extracted from [8])

From: Socioeconomic status and stroke incidence, prevalence, mortality, and worldwide burden: an ecological analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

  1. Note: The order of risk factors has remained constant for an easier comparison between different socio-economical status regions
  2. HICs high-income countries, LICs low-income countries, LMICs lower-middle-income countries, UMICs upper-middle-income countries, SDI Socio-Demographic Index, WB The World Bank