Almost two thirds of acute stroke patients fail to survive more than a decade. Researchers analyzed data from more than 300,000 patients admitted to the hospital following a sudden stroke between 2008 & 2017 & found that Only 36.4% of patients survived beyond 10 years, and 26.8% had another stroke.

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Had one when I was 11, 36 now. I’m probably fine…

logicalnoise

This scares me. My dad had a stroke last year due to Covid (fully vaxed, but before the booster). I’m just holding my breath for the one year mark. Any serious medical conditions in the first year after are usually a killing blow. My dad falls right in that average at 74. It is hard to imagine a world without him in it. His dad made it to 96, I was really hoping her would too.

Desert_Fairy

Had a stroke in 2019, reading this makes me pretty scared. Guess I got to work through this as well. Fml

HotFloorToastyToes

My mother in law has had five in three years. She’s still alive. Assholes live forever right?

aprophetofone

That’s some messed up conclusions considering only those who had strokes between 2008 & 2012 could be followed for 10+ years. Those that had strokes between 2012 & 2017 could not have survived beyond 10 years. Is this why the percentage is so low?

Sweetbeans2001