Sex Disparities in Stroke: Women Have More Severe Strokes but Better Survival Than Men

J Am Heart Assoc, 6 July 2015

Background Uncertainty remains about whether stroke affects men and women similarly. We studied differences between men and women with regard to stroke severity and survival.…

Conclusions Stroke affects women and men differently. Elderly women were affected more severely than elderly men but were more likely to survive. Read more.


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