Ischemic stroke mortality rate reached 10.2 % in 2009 in Ireland, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 12.1 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, ischemic stroke mortality rate in Ireland reached an all time high of 13.1 % in 2001 and an all time low of 10.2 % in 2004. When compared to Ireland's main peers, ischemic stroke mortality rate in Canada amounted to 11.0 %, 8.00 % in Iceland and 12.9 % in United Kingdom in 2009.
Ireland has been ranked 9th 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.