Ten-Year Differences in Women's Awareness Related to Coronary Heart Disease
Published: September 21, 2020
- Awareness in women that cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death (LCOD) is imperative for prevention of CVD.
- This American Heart Association survey study, executed in the U.S. only, evaluated longitudinal trends in CVD awareness among women of differing race and ethnic groups.
- According to the survey results, CVD awareness has declined between 2009 and 2019. More education targeting women is needed for prevention.
- Commentary: A Decade of Lost Ground in the Awareness of Heart Disease Symptoms in Women: A Call to Action by Garima Sharma, MD, FACC (1), Roger S. Blumenthal, MD, FACC, FAHA (1) and Laxmi S. Mehta MD, FACC, FAHA (2)
- Top Things to Know: Ten-Year Differences in Women’s Awareness Related to Coronary Heart Disease
- News Release: Heart disease awareness decline spotlights urgency to reach younger women and women of color
- 2017 Hypertension Clinical Guidelines
- 2019 Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
- 2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol
- Acute Myocardial Infarction in Women
- Promoting Risk Identification and Reduction of Cardiovascular Disease in Women Through Collaboration with Obstetricians and Gynecologists
- Preventing and Experiencing Ischemic Heart Disease as a Woman: State of the Science
- Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Patients with Myocardial Infarction in the Absence of Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease
- Sex Differences in the Cardiovascular Consequences of Diabetes Mellitus
- Cardiovascular Disease and Breast Cancer: Where these entities intersect