Silver Book Fact

The number of inpatient discharges from short-stay hospitals with cardiovascular disease as the first-listed diagnosis increased from about 6,107,000 to 6,161,000 from 1996 to 2006.

DeFrances Carol, Christine Lucas, Verita Buie, Aleksandr Golosinskiy. 2006 National Hospital Discharge Survey. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics; 2008. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr005.pdf

Reference

Title
2006 National Hospital Discharge Survey
Publication
National Health Statistics Reports
Publisher
National Center for Health Statistics
Publication Date
2008
Authors
DeFrances Carol, Christine Lucas, Verita Buie, Aleksandr Golosinskiy
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

Related Facts

  • Every year since 1900 (except 1918), cardiovascular disease accounted for more deaths than any other single or group of causes of death in the United States.  
  • 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…  
  • Predicted incidence of VTE, 2050
    The incidence of VTE is predicted to more than double by 2050—from 0.95 million in 2006 to 1.82 million in 2050.  
  • AFib doubles dementia risk
    Individuals with AFib have a twice the risk of dementia.  
  • The percentage of persons with a first myocardial infarction who will have heart failure in 5 years is: 7% of men and 12% of women ages 40-69; and 22% of men…