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Key Stroke Facts & Statistics

stroke disability

Stroke is the largest single cause of disability in adults.

Stroke is the third biggest cause of death.

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child stroke stats

Stroke is in the top ten causes of childhood death.

25% of strokes happen in people under the age of 65

Different Strokes is the only UK charity specialising in stroke in working age adults and in children.

Contact Us on 01908 317618 or email info@differentstrokes.co.uk.

We can answer your questions and put you in touch with younger stroke survivors who are willing to share their stories with you.