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What percentage of stroke patients make a full recovery?

Very few stroke sufferers make a full recovery. According to the National Stroke Association, only about 10% of stroke victims recover completely. About 25% of patients recover with only minor impairments to abilities and functions. Two out of five people need specialized or long-term care and another 10% require permanent care, such as in a nursing home or similar care facility. Roughly 15% of stroke victims die from a stroke.

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