Ischemic stroke mortality rate reached 8.40 % in 2007 in Sweden, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 1.18 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, ischemic stroke mortality rate in Sweden reached an all time high of 9.00 % in 2003 and an all time low of 8.30 % in 2005. When compared to Sweden's main peers, ischemic stroke mortality rate in Denmark amounted to 5.30 %, 6.20 % in Finland and 7.40 % in Norway in 2007.
Sweden has been ranked 14th 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.