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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Heart disease

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Heart disease

The information below shows a list of types of Heart disease, 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 disease (overall) approx 1 in 12 or 8.09% or 22 million people in USA 21,999,998 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 7,499,999 7.5 million people with AMI (NHLBI)
high blood pressure approx 1 in 5 or 18.38% or 50 million people in USA 49,999,999 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 18,496,000 68 per 1000 (NHIS95)
Heart rhythm disorders approx 1 in 18 or 5.30% or 14.4 million people in USA 14,416,000 53 per 1000 (NHIS95: heart rhythm disorders); 21 per 1000 (NHIS95: heart murmurs)
Tachycardia approx 1 in 62 or 1.60% or 4.4 million people in USA 4,352,000 16 per 1000 (NHIS95)
Heart murmurs N/A N/A No information
rheumatic heart disease N/A N/A No information
Pulmonary heart disease N/A N/A No information
Hypertensive heart disease N/A N/A No information

Prevalence Statistics for Heart disease

Prevalance of Heart disease:

22 million adults in the US 2000 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)


Prevalance Rate:

approx 1 in 12 or 8.09% or 22 million people in USA [about data]

Prevelance statistics about Heart disease:

The following statistics relate to the prevalence of Heart disease:

  • 155 per 1000 (NHIS95)
  • 9 million American women (NHLBI)
  • 22.3 million cases per year of heart disease in the USA 1994 (US Government Statistics)
  • 23.0 million noninstitutionalised people have a diagnosed heart disease in the US 2001(Summary Statistics for US Adults, 2001, NCHS, CDC)
  • 11.5% of noninstitutionalised people have a diagnosed heart disease in the US 2001(Summary Statistics for US Adults, 2001, NCHS, CDC)
  • 147,600 home health care patients had heart disease as a primary diagnosis in the US 2000 (National Home and Hospice Care Survey, NCHS, CDC)
  • 10.9% of home health care patients had heart disease as a primary diagnosis in the US 2000 (National Home and Hospice Care Survey, NCHS, CDC)
  • 13,500 hospice care patients had heart disease as a primary diagnosis in the US 2000 (National Home and Hospice Care Survey, NCHS, CDC)
  • 12.8% of hospice care patients had heart disease as a primary diagnosis in the US 2000 (National Home and Hospice Care Survey, NCHS, CDC)
  • 165,100 nursing home residents had heart disease as a primary diagnosis in the US 1999 (National Nursing Home Survey: 1999 Summary, NCHS, CDC)
  • 10.1% of nursing home residents had heart disease as a primary diagnosis in the US 1999 (National Nursing Home Survey: 1999 Summary, NCHS, CDC)
  • 52.2% of cases of heart disease are male USA 2004 (The British Heart Foundation, 2004)
  • 47.8% of cases of heart disease are female USA 2004 (The British Heart Foundation, 2004)
  • 88.2% of cases of heart disease occur in white people USA 2004 (The British Heart Foundation, 2004)
  • 9.5% of cases of heart disease occur in black people USA 2004 (The British Heart Foundation, 2004)
  • Nearly 40% of blacks in America have heart disease (CBCF Health Organisation, 2004)

Types of Heart disease

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

About prevalence:

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

 

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