Epidemiology of young strokes in rural Kashmir, India

R. Koul*, A. Motta, S. Razdan

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Abstract Kuthar valley in the Anantnag district of south Kashmir (North‐west India) was surveyed to ascertain the prevalence of completed strokes. In a population of 63,645, the survey was from July to November 1986; 91 cases of completed stroke were detected giving a crude prevalence of 143/100,000. Only 10 (10.9%) cases (7W : 3M) were in the age group 15–39 years, a prevalence rate of 41/100000.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalActa Neurologica Scandinavica
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1990
Externally publishedYes


  • India
  • prevalence
  • rural Kashmir
  • stroke in the young

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology


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