71.5% of 65-year-olds with coronary heart disease have 3 or more comorbidities and physical limitations–only 3.8% have none.
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Venous thromboembolism (VTE) outcomes
Of the more than 200,000 new cases of venous thromboembolism (VTE) that occur each year, 30% die within 30 days, 20% suffer a sudden death from pulmonary embolism, and around… [ Get More Details ]
In 2004, 24.7% of nursing home residents 65 years of age and older had a primary diagnosis of cardiovascular disease when admitted. This was the highest disease category for these… [ Get More Details ]
In 2000-2002, for a person without coronary heart disease, hypertension added $1,600 to annual spending and diabetes added $3,600. In patients with coronary heart disease, hypertension added an additional $1,900… [ Get More Details ]