Black and Hispanic people in U.S. less likely to get treatment for stroke complications

Written by on March 19, 2023

Research Highlights:

  • Analysis of 20 years of data found Black and Hispanic adults in the U.S. were less likely to be treated for certain complications, such as depression and muscle stiffness, after a stroke compared to their white peers.
  • The greatest difference in the treatment of complications among Black and Hispanic stroke survivors occurred mainly within two weeks after a stroke.

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