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Heart and vascular disease insights

Insights into disease-specific risk factors and disparities can help you implement health equity action plans.

Take a closer look at disparities in four key health conditions

Meeting the needs of diverse patients with serious heart and vascular disease starts with discovering the factors that can lead to health disparities. To support your efforts to improve health equity, we offer insight into risk factors and barriers to care, along with underserved patients’ own perceptions of their care, based on our market research study.

Heart disease

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Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (AF or AFib) is predicted to increase to 12 million cases in 2030,2 affecting different racial groups in disproportionate numbers and 60% of women with diabetes have an increased risk of AFib, compared with 40% of men.3

Read about patients with AFib
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Coronary artery disease

Our study found 47% of CAD patients decided to put off surgery or a procedure for as long as possible in the past, mostly because they were worried about complications.

Read about patients with CAD
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Heart failure

Hispanic patients who are hospitalized for heart failure are younger than whites and have higher mortality rates.4 And our study shows that 19% of patients with heart failure get nervous around doctors, so they might not feel comfortable sharing concerns.

Read about patients with heart failure

Vascular disease

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Peripheral artery disease

Blacks have twice the rate of PAD than whites at any given age5 and Black men are more likely to progress to critical limb ischemia (CLI) than white men.6 Almost 80% of surveyed patients want additional information about treatment options.

Read about patients with PAD

Health equity resources to influence change

Find information about the biggest barriers to clinical care and tools to promote health equity amongst your peers and within your community.

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