Some good news to the people residing in the United States. A latest medical study has shown that heart disease has declined for the past several years in America. According to the latest medical data, the heart disease has lowered to six percent in 2010 compared to 6.7 percent in 2006.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explained the downgrade of the disease could be attributed to the better eating and lifestyle habits of Americans. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed they get their data from the random telephone survey they conducted across 50 states in the US. The agency also cited education as one of the main reasons why heart disease had declined the past years.
Based on the data gathered by the agency, heart disease is prevalent of 9.2 percent among those with less than a high school education an d those with more than a college education at 4.6 percent. Internet data state that a coronary heart disease is a medical ailment in which vessels that supply the heart with blood and oxygen are narrowed due to high cholesterol and plaque buildup, is the leading killer of men and women in the United States. <