Deaths from Heart attack


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Deaths from Heart attack: 459,841 deaths in 1998 (NHLBI); 199,154 deaths for AMI reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
Deaths information for Heart attack: About 460,000 of those heart attacks are fatal. About half of those deaths occur within 1 hour of the start of symptoms and before the person reaches the hospital.1
Mortality rate: 30% of heart attacks are fatal, many before they reach the hospital.
1-year survival rate for Heart attack: 24 of 25 will survive if they survive the attack (1 in 25 dies within a year)
Survival rate statistics for Heart attack: The following are statistics from various sources about the survival rate for Heart attack:
  • 12.5 million of the estimated 32 million worldwide heart attacks are fatal (Integrated Management of Cardiovascular Risk , WHO, 2002)
  • 40-75% of all victims die before reaching hospital (Integrated Management of Cardiovascular Risk,WHO, 2002)
  • 42% of women die within a year of a heart attack in the US (The National Womenís Health Information Center, CDC)
  • 24% of men die within a year of a heart attack in the US (The National Womenís Health Information Center, CDC)

Death statistics for Heart attack: The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Heart attack:

  • More than 250,000 die before they reach hospital (The British Heart Foundation, 2004)
  • 50% wait more than 2 hours before getting help (The British Heart Foundation, 2004)
  • 12.5 million of the estimated 32 million worldwide heart attacks are fatal (Integrated Management of Cardiovascular Risk , WHO, 2002)
  • 40-75% of all victims die before reaching hospital (Integrated Management of Cardiovascular Risk,WHO, 2002)
  • 1,400 people die each day from a heart attack in the US (W.H. Howard, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P., How to protect your heart from your doctor)

Deaths from Heart attack: medical news summaries: The following medical news items are relevant to death from Heart attack:

Deaths from Heart attack discussion: One out of three women compared with one out of four men will die within one year after having a heart attack. 2

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Heart Attacks: NHLBI
2. excerpt from WOMEN WARNING! It Could Be a Heart Attack!: NWHIC

Last revision: April 9, 2003

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