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Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD) mortality by subgroups of causes


CVD are the leading causes of deaths and disabilities in the World. In the Region of the Americas, occurred around 1,6 millions of deaths due to CVDs (30% of all deaths). A large proportion of CVDs is preventable, so knowing the the mortality burden by causes of deaths is possible to identify health interventions and prioritize accions. 

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1,6 million
CVD accounts for almost 1,6 millions deaths in the Region of the Americas


Leading causes of deaths


30%
of CDV deaths occurred prematurely, among ages 30 - 69 years old


Premature deaths due to NCD 


 

Information products on Cardiovascular Diseases.

ImageCardiovascular diseases. Situation and trend

ImageCardiovascular diseases, burden of mortality by Income

ImageCerebrovascular diseases. Premature mortality


Key Publications

ImagePriorities for cardiovascular health in the Americas.
Key messages for decision makers

ImageGlobal Atlas on cardiovascular disease prevention and control


RELATED CONTENT

:: Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) theme. Regional Health Observatory

Non-Communicable Disease Regional Program
:: Cardiovascular disease. Non-communicable Disease Regional Program
:: Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease 

 

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