By the Numbers

0 – Cures for heart failure

1st – Most rapidly rising cardiovascular disease in Canada

2.1 – Average survival rate, in years

10 – Average length of stay in hospital, in days

25 – Percent, the projected growth of heart failure prevalence in the next 20 years.

26 – Days of hospital resources by average patient in 1st year of treatment

60,000 – Canadians diagnosed each year

1 million – Canadians have heart failure

1.4 million – Hospital stays each year

$3 billion – Its toll on the Canadian health-care system

 

 1Million1.4 million hospital stays2-1 years survival1in5 at risk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Canadian Cardiovascular Society. (2006). CCS Consensus Document on congestive heart failure 2006. Retrieved from: http://www.hfcc.ca/whatsnew/2006.aspx
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