Ten-Year Differences in Women's Awareness Related to Coronary Heart Disease

Published: September 21, 2020

Diverse group of women
  • 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.