Silver Book Fact

Every 4 minutes, someone in the U.S. dies from a stroke.

Roger, Veronique L., Alan S. Go, Donald M. Lloyd-Jones, Emelia J. Benjamin, Jarret D. Berry, et al.; on behalf of the American Heart Association Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics Subcommittee. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics–2012 Update. Circulation. 2012; 125: e2-e220. http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/125/1/e2

Reference

Title
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics–2012 Update
Publication
Circulation
Publisher
American Heart Association
Publication Date
2012
Authors
Roger, Veronique L., Alan S. Go, Donald M. Lloyd-Jones, Emelia J. Benjamin, Jarret D. Berry, et al.; on behalf of the American Heart Association Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics Subcommittee
Pages
e2-e220
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

Related Facts

  • All-cause mortality for aortic valve disorders
    In 2014, all-cause mortality for aortic valve disorders was 34,408 in the U.S.  
  • The mean lifetime cost of ischemic stroke in the U.S. is an estimated $140,048. This cost includes inpatient care, rehabilitation, and follow-up care.  
  • The estimated 2006 prevalence of heart failure in adults age 20 and older was 5.8 million.  
  • 30% of Americans ages 65+ know nothing about heart valve disease
     
  • Prevalence of stroke by age and sex (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: 2005-2008)