Ischemic stroke mortality rate reached 8.60 % in 2007 in Netherlands, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.18 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, ischemic stroke mortality rate in Netherlands reached an all time high of 14.5 % in 2000 and an all time low of 8.50 % in 2006. When compared to Netherlands's main peers, ischemic stroke mortality rate in Belgium amounted to 15.3 %, 5.30 % in Denmark, 7.80 % in Germany and 17.4 % in United Kingdom in 2007.
Netherlands has been ranked 12th 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.