Background: Despite efforts to reduce stroke mortality rates, the disease remains a leading cause of death in Lebanon highlighting the importance of understanding risk factors and subsequent mortality. We examined mortality rates during the first year after acute stroke and the major short-term (1-month) and long-term (1-year) mortality predictors. Methods: Data were collected prospectively on hospitalized stroke patients from 8 hospitals in Beirut during a 1-year period. Patients were followed up for 1-year or until death.

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