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 ]
Among adults 45 and older, between 2002 and 2003 there were over 1/2 a million hospital discharges with at least 1 coronary stent insertion procedure performed.
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The percentage of persons with a first myocardial infarction who will have heart failure in 5 years is: 7% of men and 12% of women ages 40-69; and
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>40% of heart murmurs missed by family practitioners