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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Heart failure

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Heart failure

The information below shows a list of types of Heart failure, with information as to the prevalence of each of these types. Estimates of the people affected are calculated based on the available statistic.

Disease Prevalence Estimate US people estimate Statistic Used for Calculation
Heart failure (overall) approx 1 in 56 or 1.76% or 4.8 million people in USA 4,800,000 4.8 million (NHLBI); 2 to 3 million Americans (NHLBI)
Congestive heart failure approx 1 in 56 or 1.76% or 4.8 million people in USA 4,800,000 4.8 million Americans (NHLBI); 2% age 40-59; 5% age 60-69; 10% over 70's
Left heart failure N/A N/A No information
Right heart failure N/A N/A No information
Systolic heart failure N/A N/A No information
Diastolic heart failure N/A N/A No information
congestive heart failure approx 1 in 56 or 1.76% or 4.8 million people in USA 4,800,000 4.8 million Americans (NHLBI); 2% age 40-59; 5% age 60-69; 10% over 70's
Chronic heart failure N/A N/A No information

Prevalence Statistics for Heart failure

Prevalance of Heart failure:

4.8 million (NHLBI); 2 to 3 million Americans (NHLBI)


Prevalance Rate:

approx 1 in 56 or 1.76% or 4.8 million people in USA [about data]


Prevalance of Heart failure:

Between 2 to 3 million Americans have heart failure (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Heart Failure: NHLBI)

Prevelance statistics about Heart failure:

The following statistics relate to the prevalence of Heart failure:

  • Estimated at least 300,000 people over 45 have chronic heart failure in Australia (Field 2003, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Estimated at least 4% of population over 45 have chronic heart failure in Australia (Field 2003, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)

Types of Heart failure

For more information about types of Heart failure, refer to our section on types of Heart failure.

About prevalence:

The medical term 'prevalence' of Heart failure usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Heart failure at any given time, whereas the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Heart failure is called the 'incidence'. For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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