Epidemiology of death from aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in New Mexico

Paul Kaloostian, Franklin Westhout, Chris L. Taylor

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Abstract

Background: The authors report the first retrospective analysis of all reported cases of death from aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in the state of New Mexico from 1 January 2001 to 31 December 2007. Methods: Data were obtained from the New Mexico Vital Records and Health Statistics Department in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Results: The incidence of death from aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in the state of New Mexico is 2.96/100 000 people per year. Each cultural subgroup and various risk factors in these patients were further analyzed. Conclusions: This report represents the first documented review of death from aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in the state of New Mexico. There was a lower incidence in New Mexico compared with the national average. Cultural breakdowns and associated epidemiological factors are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)410-412
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of NeuroInterventional Surgery
Volume5
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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