FYI: 34% more deaths due to heart disease between 1990-2016 in India


In India, the death by cardiovascular diseases rose by 34% between 1990 and 2016, from 115.7 to 209.1 deaths per one lakh population. The study has been published in the journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Focussing on the need of preventive measures like maintaining a healthy lifestyle, the study also attributes the reduction of mortality rates in US within the same period by 41% to a decline in population-level risk factors trends such as tobacco use, high cholestrol and blood pressure.
Ischemic heart disease and stroke were estimated to account for around 15-20 percent and 6-9 percent of all deaths in India and US.

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