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ESC Atlas of Cardiology

ESC cardiovascular statisticsĀ  ESC Atlas of Cardiology

A quick and easy way to discover cardiovascular disease statistics from 57 countries across Europe and the Mediterranean basin. 

Cardiovascular disease is the world's biggest killer. In pursuing its core mission, to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease, the ESC promotes evidence-based policy-making and actively contributes to evidence-generating initiatives to inform or help design effective health policies aimed at improving cardiovascular health. 

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in numbers...

  • More than 12.6 million people fall ill with CVD every year in ESC member countries
  • Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death (39%) among males in ESC member countries
  • 2.2 million women die from cardiovascular disease every year in ESC member countries
  • 40% of women die from CVD in the EU


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About ESC Atlas of Cardiology


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