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By 2030, the prevalence of stroke is projected to increase approximately 25%. This means there will be
an additional 4 million Americans with stroke (compared to 2010).

Heidenreich, PA, JG Trogdon, OA Khavjou, J Butler, K Dracup, MD Ezekowtiz, EA Finkelstein, Y Hong, SC Johnston, A Khera, DM Lloyd-Jones, SA Nelson, G Nichol, De Orenstein, PWF Wilson, YJ Woo; on behalf of the American Heart Association Advocacy Coordinati. Forecasting the Future of Cardiovascular Disease in the United States: A policy statement from the American Heart Association. Circ. 2011; published online DOI: 10.1161/CIR.0b013e31820a55f5. http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/CIR.0b013e31820a55f5v1

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Title
Forecasting the Future of Cardiovascular Disease in the United States: A policy statement from the American Heart Association
Publication
Circ
Publication Date
2011
Authors
Heidenreich, PA, JG Trogdon, OA Khavjou, J Butler, K Dracup, MD Ezekowtiz, EA Finkelstein, Y Hong, SC Johnston, A Khera, DM Lloyd-Jones, SA Nelson, G Nichol, De Orenstein, PWF Wilson, YJ Woo; on behalf of the American Heart Association Advocacy Coordinati
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Human Burden

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