Notes: 1 Significantly higher than the rates for other race and ethnicity groups.
2 Significantly higher than the rate for women of the same race and ethnicity.
3 Significantly lower than the rates for non-Hispanic white and black persons.
Average annual death rates, 2010–2013. Death rates are age-adjusted. Death rates for Hispanic and non-Hispanic Asian or Pacific Islander persons should be interpreted with caution because of inconsistencies in reporting Hispanic origin or race on the death certificate compared with population figures.
Data Source: CDC/NCHS, Compressed Mortality File, 1999–2013.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health Statistics: Differences in Stroke Mortality Among Adults Aged 45 and Over: United States, 2010–2013