Sex differences in incidence, mortality, and survival in individuals with stroke in Scotland, 1986 to 2005

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Lewsey, J.D.; Gillies, M.; Jhund, P.S.; Chalmers, J.W.T.; Redpath, A.; Briggs, A.H.; Walters, M.; Langhorne, P.; Capewell, S.; McMurray, J.J.V.; MacIntyre, K.;
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<p><b>Background and Purpose:</b> The aim of this study was to examine the effect of sex across different age groups and over time for stroke incidence, 30-day case-fatality, and mortality.</p>\ud \ud <p><b>Methods:</b> All firs... View more
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