Women face higher rates of pain, depression after strokes than men, study finds

Jan 30, 2020 | News

Dr. Amy Yu and team analyzed data for 4,831 Ontario patients who were admitted to a nursing home after a stroke between 2011 and 2016. Not only are more women admitted to nursing homes after experiencing a stroke than men, they also require more care, according to a new study that shows female stroke survivors have disproportionately high rates of pain and depression.

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