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Cardiovascular Health Teresa Snow 1040 Health Concepts and Strategies Georgia Institute of Technology
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Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Trends for Males and Females Trends for Males and Females United States: 1979-2003* United States: 1979-2003* Source: CDC/NCHS. * Preliminary 400 420 440 460 480 500 520 79 80 85 90 95 00 03 Years Deaths in Thousands Males Females 0
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Trends in Age-Adjusted Prevalence Trends in Age-Adjusted Prevalence of Health Conditions, U.S. Adults of Health Conditions, U.S. Adults Ages 20-74 Ages 20-74 NHANES:1971-74 to 1999-2000 NHANES:1971-74 to 1999-2000 Source: Ann. Rev. of Nut. July 2004. Vol.24: 401-431 65 29 18 56 47 48 40 40 24 20 28 29 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 1971-74 1976-80 1988-94 1999-00 Percent of Population Overweight/Obesity Hypertension High Blood Cholesterol
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Percentage Breakdown of Deaths From Cardiovascular Diseases United States:2003* 0.5 % Heart Failure 0.4 % Source: CDC/NCHS and NHLBI. *Preliminary Coronary Heart Disease Stroke Heart Failure High Blood Pressure Diseases of the Arteries Congenital Cardiovascular Defects Rheumatic Fever/Rheumatic Heart Disease Other
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Prevalence of Cardiovascular Diseases in Americans Age 20 and Older by Age and Sex NHANES: 1999-2002 Source: CDC/NCHS and NHLBI. These data include coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke and hypertension. 11.2 22.9 86.4 36.2 52.9 68.5 77.8 6.2 17.6 36.6 56.5 75.0 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 20-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+ Ages Percent of Population Males Females
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Estimated Direct and Indirect Costs of Major Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke United States: 2006 Source: Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics – 2006 Update. 142.5 57.9 63.5 29.6 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 Coronary Heart Disease Stroke Hypertensive Disease Heart Failure Billions of Dollars
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Normal Heart Normal Heart
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Diseased Heart Diseased Heart
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Disease Process Disease Process Coronary artery disease is the most common form of cardiovascular disease. This process, also known as atherosclerosis, involves the slow gradual buildup of plaque within the arteries. Over many years, plaque reduces the blood supply to the heart tissue. This may result in either the onset of symptoms or a heart attack.
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Symptoms of Coronary Artery
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