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 ]
Within 5 years of a first myocardial infarction, of those age 40 and older, 33% of men and 43% of women will die.
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Cardiovascular disease death rates broken down by category
Coronary Heart Disease is the leading cause (45.1%) of deaths attributable to cardiovascular disease in the US, followed by stroke (16.5 percent), Heart Failure (8.5%), High Blood Pressure (9.1%), diseases… [ Get More Details ]