Choroby sercowo-naczyniowe w USA – najnowsze dane statystyczne

Alan S. Go i wsp. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics – 2014 Update: A Report From the American Heart Association , LINK: Circulation. published online (dostępny pełen tekst)

An estimated 31.9 million adults ≥20 years of age have total serum cholesterol levels ≥240 mg/dL, with a prevalence of 13.8%.

Based on 2007 to 2010 data, 33.0% of US adults ≥20 years of age have hypertension. This represents ≈78 million US adults with hypertension. The prevalence of hypertension is similar for men and women. African American adults have among the highest prevalence of hypertension (44%)…

Opracowane na podstawie: Circulation / 18 grudnia 2013