Heart Disease Statistics and Maps
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, killing more than 600,000 people each year.1 The reports and other products in this section can serve as resources to public health officials and other health professionals who need up-to-date information about heart disease:
- Heart Disease Facts
- Heart Disease Maps and Data Sources
- Heart Disease Statistical Reports for Health Professionals
- Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports (MMWRs) About Heart Disease
- Kochanek KD, Murphy SL, Xu J, Arias E. Mortality in the United States, 2013 Cdc-pdf[PDF-300K]. NCHS data brief, no 178. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2014.