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European cardiovascular disease statistics
TLDR
This is the third edition of European cardiovascular disease statistics, which was the first publication to bring together all the available sources of information about the burden of CVD in Europe, including data on death and illness, treatment, the prevalence of behavioural risk factors for CVD, andThe prevalence of medical conditions associated with CVD.
Cardiovascular disease in Europe: epidemiological update 2016.
TLDR
An updated overview of the burden of CVD in Europe, including new statistics for mortality, morbidity, and treatment, is presented, where possible, for all CVD and for coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke in particular.
Cardiovascular disease in Europe: epidemiological update.
TLDR
There have been major improvements in recent years on many measures of cardiovascular disease; however, these improvements have not been universal, and substantial inequalities persist.
The economic burden of ill health due to diet, physical inactivity, smoking, alcohol and obesity in the UK: an update to 2006-07 NHS costs.
TLDR
It is suggested that poor diet is a behavioural risk factor that has the highest impact on the budget of the NHS, followed by alcohol consumption, smoking and physical inactivity.
Economic burden of cardiovascular diseases in the enlarged European Union.
TLDR
This study is the first to assess the economic burden of CVD across the EU, and the results should help policy makers evaluate policy impact and prioritize research expenditures, but because of data unavailability, this study has important limitations.
Cardiovascular disease in Europe 2014: epidemiological update.
TLDR
For some Eastern European countries, including Russia and Ukraine, the mortality rate for CHD for 55-60 year olds is greater than the equivalent rate in France for people 20 years older, indicating increasing inequalities in the burden of CVD between countries.
Coronary heart disease statistics.
TLDR
This is the fifteenth edition of Coronary Heart Disease Statistics produced by the British Heart Foundation and it is divided into 13 chapters on the main modifiable risk factors for the disease: smoking, an unhealthy diet, lack of physical activity, a high alcohol consumption, poor psychosocial wellbeing, raised blood pressure, raisedBlood cholesterol, obesity and diabetes.
Cardiovascular disease in Europe 2014: epidemiological update.
TLDR
For some Eastern European countries, including Russia and Ukraine, the mortality rate for CHD for 55–60 year olds is greater than the equivalent rate in France for people 20 years older, indicating increasing inequalities in the burden of CVD between countries.
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