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Table 5 Fractions of stroke incidence, prevalence, mortality, and DALYs lost in different age-groups and income levels in 2017

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

  LICs LMICs HMICs HICs Global
Incidence (%)
 < 40 years 1.4 1.4 1 1.7 1.3
 40–64 years 10.7 11 10.9 9.8 10.9
 ≥ 65 years 87.8 87.5 88.1 88.5 87.8
Prevalence (%)
 < 40years 3.1 2.8 2 2.4 2.1
 40–64 years 18.7 18.5 16 13.3 15.2
 ≥ 65 years 78.2 78.7 82 84.3 82.7
Mortality (%)
 < 40 years 0.8 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.5
 40–64 years 4.4 3.9 2.7 1.5 3.4
 ≥ 65 years 94.8 95.6 97 98.3 96
DALYs (%)
 < 40 years 6.3 4 2.5 2.6 4.4
 40–64 years 15.4 14.8 11.1 8.4 13.2
 ≥ 65 years 78.2 81.2 86.4 88.9 82.4
  1. DALYs disability-adjusted life years, HICs high-income countries, LICs low-income countries, LMICs lower-middle-income countries, UMICs upper-middle-income countries
  2. Data were extracted from [8]