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. http://www.agingresearch.org/backend/app/webroot/files/Publication/370/Research%20Opinion%20Survey%20among%20Heart%20Valve%20Patients_Final.pdf. Published 2016. Accessed October 16, 2017

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