Silver Book Fact

Total direct and indirect costs of stroke in the U.S. are projected to reach $140 billion by 2030. This represents a 238% change in direct costs compared to 2010, and a 73% change in indirect costs.

Heidenreich P, Trogdon J, Khavjou O, Butler J, et al. Forecasting the Future of Cardiovascular Disease in the United States: A policy statement from the American Heart Association. Circ. 2011; 8(123). https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/full/10.1161/cir.0b013e31820a55f5

Reference

Title
Forecasting the Future of Cardiovascular Disease in the United States: A policy statement from the American Heart Association
Publication
Circ
Publication Date
2011
Authors
Heidenreich P, Trogdon J, Khavjou O, Butler J, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 8, Issue 123
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Economic Burden

Related Facts

  • Coronary heart disease was the cause of 1 out of every 6 deaths in the U.S. in 2008.  
  • 5.5 million Americans have survived a stroke, but live with its impact every day.  
  • 1 in 3 U.S. adults has high blood pressure.  
  • The prognosis for patients with heart failure is worse than with most forms of cancer, and median survival rates are less than 5 years.  
  • Around 15% of those who experience a myocardial infarction in a given year will die from it.