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Deaths from Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive Heart Failure: Deaths

Congestive heart failure is a life-threatening illness that is fatal without treatment. Patients who rely on a heart assist device to circulate blood to the body will require a heart transplant.

Deaths from Congestive Heart Failure: 50,824 deaths (NHLBI 1999); about 260,000 deaths a year (CDC-OC)

Death Rate Extrapolation

Death rate extrapolations for USA for Congestive Heart Failure: 50,824 per year, 4,235 per month, 977 per week, 139 per day, 5 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this automatic extrapolation calculation uses the deaths statistic: 50,824 deaths (NHLBI 1999); about 260,000 deaths a year (CDC-OC)

Congestive Heart Failure: Deaths Articles

Deaths information for Congestive Heart Failure: accounting for about 260,000 deaths a year. (Source: excerpt from Facts About Heart Failure in Older Adults: CDC-OC) ... The annual number of deaths directly from CHF increased from 10,000 in 1968 to 42,000 in 1993 (figure 1), with another 219,000 related to the condition. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Congestive Heart Failure Data Fact Sheet: NHLBI)

Congestive Heart Failure: Survival Rates

5-year survival rate for Congestive Heart Failure: Half of the patients diagnosed with CHF will be dead within 5 years. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Congestive Heart Failure Data Fact Sheet: NHLBI)

Hospitalizations for Congestive Heart Failure:

962,000 (NHLBI 1999) more about hospitazliations »

Deaths from Congestive Heart Failure discussion

The death rate for congestive heart failure increased most years between 1968 and 1993 (figure 1). These increases are in contrast to mortality declines for most heart and blood vessel diseases. In 1993, there were 42,000 deaths where CHF was identified as the primary cause of death and another 219,000 deaths where it was listed as a secondary cause on the death certificate. The death rate for CHF in 1993 was nearly 1.5 times higher in black men and women than in white men and women (figure 8). (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Congestive Heart Failure Data Fact Sheet: NHLBI)

Hospitalizations and Congestive Heart Failure

CHF is the first-listed diagnosis in 875,000 hospitalizations, and the most common diagnosis in hospital patients age 65... (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Congestive Heart Failure Data Fact Sheet: NHLBI) more »

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