Silver Book Fact

More than 1 in 3 American adults (81.1 million) have one or more types of cardiovascular disease.

American Heart Association. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics- 2010 Update. Circulation. 2010; 121. http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/extract/121/7/e46

Reference

Title
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics- 2010 Update
Publication
Circulation
Publication Date
2010
Authors
American Heart Association
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

Related Facts

  • Between 2000 and 2010, inpatient cardiovascular operations grew from 593,900 to 758,800 annually.  
  • Quality of life in AFib patients
    Individuals with AFib report substantially worse quality of life compared to those without the disease  
  • In 2007, the overall coronary heart disease death rate was 126 per 100,000 people.  
  • From 1979 to 2005, the number of inpatient discharges from short-stay hospitals with cardiovascular disease as the first-listed diagnosis increased 26% to 6,159,000 discharges. In 2005, cardiovascular disease ranked highest…  
  • By 2030, 40.5% of the U.S. population is projected to have some form of cardiovascular disease.