Quick Facts About Cardiovascular Disease
- 1 in every 3 deaths in the US was due to CVD in 2013. CVD includes several conditions, coronary heart disease, heart attack, high blood pressure, and stroke.;
- 85.6 million Americans live with CVD. Black (46% men; 48% women) adults are more likely to have CVD than white (36% men; 32% women).
- By 2030, almost half the US population (43.9%) is projected to have some form of CVD. Direct and indirect costs of CVD totaled $317 billion in 2012.