Stroke is one of the leading causes of death. If youâ€™re a woman, your risk is increased. If youâ€™re an African American woman, your risk is increased even more. This visualization takes a look at stroke incidents and deaths by ethnic groups of women in addition to highlighting some specific factors that put women at risk.
This data is sourced from the American Heart Association; Centers for Disease Control; Heart & Lung; National Stroke Association; and National Heart, Lung and Blood.
A collaboration between Good and Justin McKinley