Arkansas Stroke Registry 

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Stroke Impact

Arkansas ranks first in the nation for stroke mortality and in an average year, more than 78,000 Arkansans suffer strokes.  The following statistics indicate the burden of stroke in our state:

  • 2013 - 4th leading cause of death in Arkansas 
  • 2007- Arkansas ranked highest in the nation for stroke mortality rate
  • 2009- Direct hospital charges for stroke totaled $219 million