Age-Adjusted Total Stroke Mortality Rates by Race/Ethnicity

Age-adjusted total stroke mortality rates per 100,000 people by race and ethnicity in 2008 and 2018.

  • Non-Hispanic Blacks had a rate of 59.9 in 2008 which declined to 52.3 in 2018.
  • Non-Hispanic Whites had a rate of 40.5 in 2008 which declined to 35.9 in 2018.
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native had a rate of 33.7 in 2008 which declined to 30.4 in 2018.
  • Hispanics had a rate of 34.4 in 2008 which declined to 32 in 2018.
  • Asian/Pacific Islanders had a rate of 35.3 in 2008 which declined to 29.6 in 2018.

Black adults are 45 percent are likely to die from stroke.

 American Heart Association. Center for Health Metrics and Evaluation (CHME). Data Visualizations. https://aha2017chme.wpengine.com/datavisualization/. Accessed August 19, 2020.