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Relevant Population Characteristics for Stroke Awareness and Willingness to Call 911

Relevant Population Characteristics

According to the American Heart Association, someone in the United States has a stroke about every 40 seconds. Stroke can happen to anyone at any age. For this reason, it is particularly important for the signs and symptoms of stroke and importance of calling 911 to be widely recognized.

Related Relevant Population Characteristics Indicators:


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Content updated: Fri, 26 May 2017 10:19:49 MDT