Silver Book Fact
American knowledge of HVD
A survey of Americans found that only 1 in 4 know “somewhat” or a “great deal” about heart valve disease (HVD). Forty percent know nothing about the disease.
Report of Findings from Opinion Research among Heart Valve Disease Patients. https://www.agingresearch.org/press-release/alliance-launches-aortic-stenosis-awareness-campaign/. Published 2016. Accessed October 16, 2017