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Death Statistics for Types of Heart disease

Deaths and Heart disease:

This section presents information about the death rate statistics for the various types of Heart disease.

Death Statistics for Types of Heart disease

Disease

Death Rate Estimate

US deaths estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Heart disease (overall) approx 1 in 375 or 0.27% or 725,191 people in USA 725,191 22 million adults in the US 2000 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Coronary heart disease (CHD) N/A N/A No information
heart attack approx 1 in 36 or 2.76% or 7.5 million people in USA 7.5 million people with AMI (NHLBI) 7.5 million people with AMI (NHLBI)
high blood pressure approx 1 in 5 or 18.38% or 50 million people in USA 50 million Americans (NHLBI); 217 per 1000 (NHIS95) 50 million Americans (NHLBI); 217 per 1000 (NHIS95)
Ischemic heart disease approx 1 in 14 or 6.80% or 18.5 million people in USA 68 per 1000 (NHIS95) 68 per 1000 (NHIS95)
Heart rhythm disorders N/A N/A 53 per 1000 (NHIS95: heart rhythm disorders); 21 per 1000 (NHIS95: heart murmurs)
Tachycardia N/A N/A 16 per 1000 (NHIS95)
Heart murmurs N/A N/A No information
rheumatic heart disease unavailable No information
Pulmonary heart disease N/A N/A No information
Hypertensive heart disease unavailable No information

Death Statistics for Heart disease

Deaths and Heart disease:

725,192 annual deaths (NVSR Sep 2001); 30.3% of deaths

Deaths Rate:

approx 1 in 375 or 0.27% or 725,191 people in USA

Health News Related to Deaths and Heart disease

Medical news summaries about deaths and Heart disease:

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Types of Heart disease

For more information about types of Heart disease, refer to our section on types of Heart disease. See also more information on death information for Heart disease.

 

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