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SCIENTIFIC-PRACTICAL PEER-REVIEWED MONTHLY JOURNAL.
INSTITUTION OF MINISTRY OF PUBLIC HEALTH OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

DISABILITY CAUSED BY STROKE IN THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

Disability indicators are one of primary characteristics of the country population health. Problems of stroke and consecutive disability are actual in our country being consistent with the world tendencies. The article describes specific features of the primary disability forming among the Belarus adult population basing on the long-term data for 2002 to 2016. The details of its formation with respect to age, sex, place of residence, and territorial tendencies per region are considered. The data collected allows evaluating the stroke importance as a medical and social problem associated with the considerable economical losses resulting from disability.