Ischemic stroke mortality rate reached 9.60 % in 2009 in New Zealand, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.04 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, ischemic stroke mortality rate in New Zealand reached an all time high of 12.5 % in 2001 and an all time low of 9.60 % in 2009.
New Zealand has been ranked 10th 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.