Excess stroke incidence in young Aboriginal people in South Australia: pooled results from two population-based studies.

Retrospective data indicate increased stroke incidence in Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) Australians, possibly with poorer outcomes. 

Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins, Managing Editor of the International Journal of Stroke and spoke to Dr Anna Balabanski from the Alfred Hospital and Monash University, corresponding author for the article Excess stroke incidence in young Aboriginal people in South Australia: pooled results from two population-based studies, this article  presents the first prospective population-based stroke incidence study in Indigenous Australians. 

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1747493018778113

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