Women and Heart Disease


How Many American Women Have Hart Disease?

Eight million American women are currently living with heart disease.

What Is The Age Distribution Of Women With Heart Disease?

10% of women in the 45-64 age group and 25% of women above 65 years have heart disease.

How Many Women in the United States Have Suffered a Heart Attack or Have a History of Angina ?

Six million American women have suffered a heart attack or have angina (chest pain) or both.

Approximately How Many American Women Have Heart Atacks Yearly?

Over 400,000 American women have heart attacks each year. The average age is 70.4 years.

83,000 are under age 65 and 9,000 are under age 45.



Excerpt from the book: Everything Is Bad For Your Heart: The A to Z Guide, Hratch L Karamanoukian, MD and Pierre Aoukar, MD. Magalhaes Scientific Press

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Buffalo Phlebologist