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Heart Attack (myocardial infarction)

Statistics of Heart Attack

According to the Centers for Disease Control, the estimated number of incidence of Myocardial Infarction, or heart attack, in the US for 2012 was 715,000. If Cardiovascular Heart Disease deaths are added, the total number is 915,000. Of those, about 50% survive. Of the half who don’t survive, about 50% don’t make it to the hospital.

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