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Prognosis of Atherosclerosis

Life Expectancy and Survival Rates

Average life years lost from Atherosclerosis: 7.5 years (SEER)1 ...see also deaths and Atherosclerosis

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Atherosclerosis: 14,979 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001); contributes to other causes rather than direct cause of death; 71,926 deaths for Atherosclerotic CVD (NHLBI 1999).

Estimated mortality rate for Atherosclerosis from prevalence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 14,979 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 14,979 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001); contributes to other causes rather than direct cause of death; 71,926 deaths for Atherosclerotic CVD (NHLBI 1999).)
  • Incidence: 4,624,000 (USA prevalence calculated from this data: 17 per 1000 - NHIS95
  • 0.32% (ratio of deaths to prevalence).
  • See also Deaths and Atherosclerosis and Overview of Atherosclerosis.

Complications:

Complications of Atherosclerosis may include:

Complications of Atherosclerosis from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Atherosclerosis.

Atherosclerosis: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Atherosclerosis usually refers to the likely outcome of Atherosclerosis. The prognosis of Atherosclerosis may include the duration of Atherosclerosis, chances of complications of Atherosclerosis, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Atherosclerosis, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Atherosclerosis. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.



Footnotes:
1. SEER Cancer Statistics Review 1975-2000, National Cancer Institute (NCI)
 

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