“Among the 71.3 million adults with one or more forms of cardiovascular disease, the most prevalent conditions are hypertension or high blood pressure (65 million), coronary heart disease (13.2 million),… [ Get More Details ]
Heart attack annual incidence
The estimated annual incidence of heart attack in the US is 580,000 new attacks and 210,000 recurrent attacks.
The average age at the first heart attack is about 65 for… [ Get More Details ]
Atrial fibrillation as a contributory cause of death
Around 84% of all deaths with atrial fibrillation as a contributory cause are in individuals age 75 and older.
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