- Stroke is the 5th leading cause of death in the U.S.
- Stroke is the 2nd leading cause of death in the world
- Stroke is the leading cause of preventable disability in the U.S.
- On average, every 40 seconds someone in the U.S. has a stroke – every 4 minutes someone dies
- U.S. women are twice as likely to die from stroke as breast cancer each year
- It is estimated that there will be more than 10 million adult stroke survivors in the U.S. by 2030