Ischemic stroke mortality rate reached 15.3 % in 2007 in Belgium, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.00 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, ischemic stroke mortality rate in Belgium reached an all time high of 15.3 % in 2007 and an all time low of 15.0 % in 2006. When compared to Belgium's main peers, ischemic stroke mortality rate in Germany amounted to 7.80 %, 11.7 % in Luxembourg and 8.60 % in Netherlands in 2007.
Belgium has been ranked 2nd within the group of 24 countries we follow in terms of ischemic stroke mortality rate.
A stroke is the rapid loss of brain function(s) caused by a disturbance in the blood supply to the brain.