Table 2

Annual percentage change of 1-month case fatality after ischaemic stroke according to geographical region

RegionNumber of study periodsAnnual change, % (95% CI)P value
Overall77−0.1 (−0.2 to 0.05)0.063
 Asia110.1 (−0.1 to 0.4)0.396
 Australia and New Zealand80.2 (0.1 to 0.4)0.010
 Europe43−0.2 (−0.4 to −0.01)0.037
 North America7−0.2 (−0.4 to −0.04)0.018
 South America and Caribbean8−0.4 (−0.9 to 0.2)0.167