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Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the United States and is a key contributor to long-term disability. Increasing awareness of signs and symptoms of stroke and the need to call 9-1-1 is vital for early initiation of stroke care, which can improve stroke outcomes. Promoting awareness of the signs and symptoms of stroke continues to be a national priority and estimates from this report might be used to inform communication strategies. Learn more about how to promote stroke signs from the CDC here.