Ischemic stroke mortality rate reached 12.9 % in 2009 in United Kingdom, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 25.9 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, ischemic stroke mortality rate in United Kingdom reached an all time high of 17.4 % in 2007 and an all time low of 12.9 % in 2009. When compared to United Kingdom's main peers, ischemic stroke mortality rate in Germany amounted to 8.00 % and 10.2 % in Ireland in 2009.
United Kingdom has been ranked 3rd 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.