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Stroke epidemiology in Novi Sad

Institute for Neurology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Medical Faculty, Novi Sad.
Neurologia croatica: glasilo Udruzenja neurologa Jugoslavije = official journal of Yugoslav Neurological Association 01/1991; 40:171- 179.

ABSTRACT Since the organization of CINDI (Countrywide Integrated Non-Communicable Disease Intervention Programme) and MONICA (Monitoring of Trends and Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease) in 1983 over the whole territory of Novi Sad community it has been found that the incidence of stroke has decreased from 2.68 to 2.36%, the mortality from 67.1 to 42.2% and the number of registered stroke survivors (morbidity prevalence) has increased almost three times. The subjects, material and methods as well as the results obtained so far are presented in this paper.

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