Not in the Scotsman, above:
The British Heart Foundation also publish comparisons of stroke mortality rates within the UK
(figure 9). The mortality rates in Scotland were higher than England, Wales and Northern
Ireland for most of the last 50+ years. However, the absolute gap in mortality rates narrowed
over this time.
Hospital activity data relating to cerebrovascular disease in England, Wales and Northernhttps://www.publichealthscotland.scot/media/17341/2023-01-24-stroke-report.pdf
Ireland are available separately. Please note that these figures are sometimes not directly
comparable with published data from Scotland due to differences in recording and definitions.