Baby boomers born between 1945 and 1954 have the lowest rates of stroke when compared to both their younger and older peers.
This is the conclusion of a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association that examined the incidence of stroke across generations. Researchers looked at over 225,000 records of stroke between 1995 and 2014 and divided stroke patients into 10-year intervals, based on their age at the time of stroke. Older baby boomers—now in their 60s—had the lowest rates of stroke compared with those born in the twenty years prior to them—or the twenty years after. Read more