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By 2030, a projected 40% of Americans will be diagnosed with cardiovascular disease.

Go, Alan, Dariush Mozaffarian, Veronique Roger, Emelia Benjamin, Jarett Berry, et al. Heart Disease and Stroke Statatistics– 2014 Update. Circulation. 2014; 129: e28-e292. http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/129/3/399.full?sid=c64fdb0b-61f5-43a6-9658-e0ba7114c5f4

Reference

Title
Heart Disease and Stroke Statatistics– 2014 Update
Publication
Circulation
Publisher
American Heart Association
Publication Date
2014
Authors
Go, Alan, Dariush Mozaffarian, Veronique Roger, Emelia Benjamin, Jarett Berry, et al.
Pages
e28-e292
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Human Burden

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