Heart Disease Statistics

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Stat of the day:

Did you know that heart disease is the single most common cause of death among women, regardless of race and ethnicity?

Worldwide, cardiovascular disease is the single most common cause of death among women, regardless of race and ethnicity, and yet many women are still dangerously unaware that they are at risk, especially African American and Hispanic women. According to the Women’s Heart Foundation, African American women ages 55 to 64 are twice as likely as white women to have a heart attack and 35 percent more likely to suffer from heart disease.

Perouse our recent posts, and visit www.heart.org to learn more.

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