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The average annual rates for first cardiovascular event rise drastically with age–from 3 per 1,000 men from 33 to 44 years old, to 74 per 1,000 men in the 85 to 94 age group. For women, comparable rate rises occur 10 years later than men.

National Institutes of Health. Incidence and Prevalence: 2006 Chart Book on Cardiovascular and Lung Diseases. Bethesda, MD: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; 2006. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/resources/docs/06a_ip_chtbk.pdf

Reference

Title
Incidence and Prevalence: 2006 Chart Book on Cardiovascular and Lung Diseases
Publisher
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Publication Date
2006
Authors
National Institutes of Health
URL
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  • Cost of Disease
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor

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