Ischemic stroke mortality rate reached 11.0 % in 2009 in Canada, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 9.09 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, ischemic stroke mortality rate in Canada reached an all time high of 13.9 % in 2003 and an all time low of 11.0 % in 2009. When compared to Canada's main peers, ischemic stroke mortality rate in Australia amounted to 11.4 %, 18.3 % in Mexico and 12.9 % in United Kingdom in 2009.
Canada has been ranked 5th within the group of 21 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.