WASHINGTON and NEW YORK and LONDON, Feb 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- February is American Heart Month, and to help spread awareness about the leading cause of death in the world and the U.S., MarketResearch.com published a blog highlighting key facts about heart disease and what the statistics could mean for the healthcare industry.
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Cardiovascular disease, also known as heart disease, affects nearly 85.6 million Americans. Cardiovascular disease includes heart attack, arrhythmia, heart valve problems, and the after effects of stroke.
Every year the American Heart Association publishes the Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics Update. Some of the statistics from their latest publication from December 2015 include:
- Cardiovascular diseases claimed 801,000 lives in the U.S.
- Stroke killed nearly 129,000 people in the U.S.
- 31 percent of all deaths in the world were related to cardiovascular disease, with 80% occurring in low- and middle-income countries as of 2013.
The blog also discusses how cardiovascular disease impacts the healthcare industry. North America currently represents the biggest cardiovascular device market, with Europe in second. The Asia-Pacific market has quickly grown due to different heart maladies and the aging population in the region.
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