Ischemic stroke mortality rate reached 10.7 % in 2009 in Slovakia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 8.55 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, ischemic stroke mortality rate in Slovakia reached an all time high of 11.7 % in 2006 and an all time low of 10.7 % in 2009. When compared to Slovakia's main peers, ischemic stroke mortality rate in Austria amounted to 6.30 % and 10.3 % in Czech Republic in 2009.
Slovakia has been ranked 7th 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.