How does the incidence of transient ischemic attack (TIA) vary by race?

Updated: Dec 03, 2018
  • Author: Ashish Nanda, MD; Chief Editor: Andrew K Chang, MD, MS  more...
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The incidence of TIAs in blacks (98 cases per 100,000 population) is higher than that in whites (81 per 100,000 population). Controversy exists regarding whether race influences emergency workup after TIA. [7, 6]


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