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Deaths from Heart failure

Heart failure: Deaths

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 Heart failure: 54,913 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001); 39,000 deaths a year (NHLBI)

Deaths from types of Heart failure: for details see deaths from types of Heart failure analysis; summary of available deaths by type data:

Death Rate Extrapolation

Death rate extrapolations for USA for Heart failure: 54,913 per year, 4,576 per month, 1,056 per week, 150 per day, 6 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this automatic extrapolation calculation uses the deaths statistic: 54,913 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001); 39,000 deaths a year (NHLBI)

Heart failure: Deaths Articles

Deaths information for Heart failure: Heart failure causes 39,000 deaths a year and is a contributing factor in another 225,000 deaths. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Heart Failure: NHLBI)

Heart failure: Survival Rates

5-year survival rate for Heart failure: About two-thirds of all patients die within 5 years of diagnosis. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Heart Failure: NHLBI)

Misdiagnosis and Heart failure deaths

Heart failure can be deadly if misdiagnosed...more »

Death statistics for Heart failure

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Heart failure:

  • 12.9 deaths per 100,000 women are due to heart failure in Australia 2001 (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, National Mortality Database, 2003)
  • 14.1 deaths per 100,000 men are due to heart failure in Australia 2001 (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, National Mortality Database, 2003)
  • 3,200 deaths from heart failure in Canada 2001 (Statistics Canada)
  • 1,900 deaths from heart failure in women Canada 2001 (Statistics Canada)
  • 1,300 deaths from heart failure in men in Canada 2001 (Statistics Canada)

Deaths from Heart failure: medical news summaries

The following medical news items are relevant to death from Heart failure:

Hospitalizations for Heart failure:

975,000 (NHLBI 1999) more about hospitazliations »

Heart failure: Hospitalization Statistics

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Heart failure:

  • 205 per 100,000 rate for hospitalizations for heart failure in Canada 1995 Surveillance on-line, 1998 LCDC, Health Canada)
  • 0.842% (107,471) of hospital consultant episodes were for heart failure in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 65% of hospital consultant episodes for heart failure required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 50% of hospital consultant episodes for heart failure were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Deaths from Heart failure discussion

The death rate attributed to heart failure rose by 64 percent from 1970 to 1990, while the death rate from coronary heart disease dropped by 49 percent during the same period. Heart failure mortality is about twice as high for African Americans as whites for all age groups. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Heart Failure: NHLBI)

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