An estimated 80.7 million American adults (1 in 3) have 1 or more types of cardiovascular disease. Of these, 38.2 million are estimated to be 60 years of age or… [ Get More Details ]
In 2007, poor adults 45-64 years old were 56% more likely than those with family income more than twice the poverty level to have diagnosed hypertension and more than twice… [ Get More Details ]
Total hospital costs (inpatients, outpatients, and emergency department
patients) projected for the year 2008 are estimated to be $140.1 billion. Cardiovascular disease costs more than any other diagnostic group.
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