Ischemic stroke mortality rate reached 11.1 % in 2008 in Portugal, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.63 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, ischemic stroke mortality rate in Portugal reached an all time high of 13.5 % in 2000 and an all time low of 11.1 % in 2008. When compared to Portugal's main peers, ischemic stroke mortality rate in Ireland amounted to 11.6 % and 11.3 % in Spain in 2008.
Portugal has been ranked 5th within the group of 18 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.