Table 1

Sociodemographic health indicators across the participating ATTEND sites

City/state of participating sitesLife expectancy at birth (2002–2006)* (years)Poverty level (2004–2005)* (%)Per capita health expenditure (in Rs)*Age-standardised incidence rate for stroke† (from population stroke epidemiology studies)
Ludhiana, Punjab69.4 8.41359Not available
New Delhi, DelhiNot availableNot availableNot availableNot available
Kochi and Trivandrum, Kerala 7415 2950135/100 000 person-years
Guntur, Andhra Pradesh64.4 15.8 1061Not available
Chennai and Vellore, Tamil Nadu66.2 22.5 1256Not available
Kolkata, West Bengal64.9 24.7 1259145/100 000 person-years
Tezpur, Assam Not available 19.7 774Not available
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 64.4 15.8 1061Not available
Bangalore, Karnataka 65.3 25 830Not available
INDIA63.527.51201119–145 per 100 000 person-years
  • *Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Annual report to the People on Health. December 2011.

  • †Pandian J, Suhan P. Stroke Epidemiology and stroke care services in India. J Stroke 2013;15(3):128–134.

  • ATTEND, fAmily led rehabiliTaTion aftEr stroke in INDia.