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National Trends and Research
This Months Featured Article
Fall 2004

Heart Disease and Stroke-A Statistical Review

This month we provide a link to Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics--2004 Update a report prepared by the American Heart Association, the American Stroke Association, and the Council on Epidemiology and Prevention. This compilation presents both narrative and graphic statistical information regarding many aspects of cardiovascular disease, including prevalence, incidence, mortality, risk factors, nutrition, metabolic syndrome, operations and procedures, hospital discharges, quality of care, and costs.

To view this report, go to:

For a more global perspective, we offer a link to International Cardiovascular Disease Statistics, also presented by the American Heart Association and updated in 2004.

To view this report, go to:



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