Silver Book Fact

30% of Americans ages 65+ know nothing about heart valve disease

Fact image

Beldon Russonello Strategists, on behalf of the Alliance for Aging Research. Report of Findings from Opinion Research Among Heart Valve Disease Patients; 2016. https://www.agingresearch.org/press-release/alliance-launches-aortic-stenosis-awareness-campaign/. Accessed February 2, 2018

Reference

Title
Report of Findings from Opinion Research Among Heart Valve Disease Patients
Publication Date
2016
Authors
Beldon Russonello Strategists, on behalf of the Alliance for Aging Research
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease

Related Facts

  • Every year, around 795,000 Americans have a stroke—around 610,000 are first time strokes and 185,000 are recurrent attacks.  
  • By 2030, the prevalence of stroke is projected to increase approximately 25%. This means there will bean additional 4 million Americans with stroke (compared to 2010).  
  • From 2001-2004, 69% of men and 82% of women age 75 and older had hypertension.  
  • Atrial fibrillation incidence in women
    Atrial fibrillation in women ranged from 6.6 per 100,000 people per year for patients between the ages of 15 and 44 to 1,203.7 per 100,000 people per year for patients…  
  • Close to 45% of deaths from cardiovascular disease are caused by ischemic or coronary heart disease.