Silver Book Fact

The number of inpatient discharges from short-stay hospitals with cardiovascular disease as the first-listed diagnosis increased from about 6,107,000 to 6,161,000 from 1996 to 2006.

DeFrances Carol, Christine Lucas, Verita Buie, Aleksandr Golosinskiy. 2006 National Hospital Discharge Survey. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics; 2008. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr005.pdf

Reference

Title
2006 National Hospital Discharge Survey
Publication
National Health Statistics Reports
Publisher
National Center for Health Statistics
Publication Date
2008
Authors
DeFrances Carol, Christine Lucas, Verita Buie, Aleksandr Golosinskiy
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

Related Facts

  • The estimated direct and indirect cost of cardiovascular disease for 2008 is $448.5 billion.  
  • The proportion of adults with no self-reported cardiovascular disease risk factors declined from 42% in 1991 to 36% in 2001.  
  • By 2030, the lost of productivity from those with cardiovascular disease will cost $276 billion compared to $176 billion in 2010.  
  • Atrial fibrillation as the primary discharge diagnosis rates
    Atrial fibrillation was listed as the primary discharge diagnosis in 20.6 per 100,000 people per year for patients between the ages of 15 and 44 and 1,077.4 per 100,000 people…  
  • People who survive the acute stage of a myocardial infarction have a chance of illness and death that is 1.5 to 15 times higher than the general population.