10, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide — accounting for one-third of deaths in 2019 — and the death toll continues to rise, a new paper says. China had the highest number of heart disease deaths last year, followed by India, Russia, the United States and Indonesia.
How many people died from cardiovascular disease in 2019 worldwide?
Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of death globally. An estimated 17.9 million people died from CVDs in 2019, representing 32% of all global deaths.
What are the current cardiovascular disease rates?
The age-adjusted death rate attributable to cardiovascular disease (CVD), based on 2018 data, is 217.1 per 100,000. On average, someone dies of CVD every 36 seconds in the US. There are 2,380 deaths from CVD each day, based on 2018 data.
What percentage of the US population has cardiovascular disease?
Coronary heart disease is the most common type of heart disease, killing 360,900 people in 2019. About 18.2 million adults age 20 and older have CAD (about 6.7%). About 2 in 10 deaths from CAD happen in adults less than 65 years old.
How long has CVD been the leading cause of death?
Heart disease has been the leading cause of death in the United States since 1921, and stroke has been the third leading cause since 1938 (1); together they account for approximately 40% of all deaths.
How many people in the world have CHF?
Heart & Vascular: Conditions & Treatments Almost 1.4 million persons with CHF are under 60 years of age. CHF is present in 2 percent of persons age 40 to 59. More than 5 percent of persons age 60 to 69 have CHF. CHF annual incidence approaches 10 per 1,000 population after 65 years of age.