VS Preventable Deaths from Heart Disease and Strokeinfographic


Graph: Important progress has been made, but more is needed to continue to save lives, particularly for people under 65 years. Details in text below.



Graphi: Black men are at highest risk of dying early from heart disease and stroke. Details in text below.



Map: Counties in southern states have the greatest risk overall. Details in text below.



Graphic: Nearly 800,000 Americans die each year from heart disease and stroke. Most of the major risk factors can be managed or prevented. Detail in text below.