Tag Archives: cardiovascular

Avoidable Mortality in England and Wales, 2013

Avoidable Mortality in England and Wales, 2013 Source: Office for National Statistics Main points In 2013, approximately 23% (114,740 out of 506,790) of all deaths registered in England and Wales were from causes considered avoidable through good quality healthcare or wider public health interventions. In England and Wales, the majority (at least 60%) of potentially […]

Trends in the Five Most Costly Conditions among the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2002 and 2012

Trends in the Five Most Costly Conditions among the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2002 and 2012 Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Highlights The same five medical conditions—heart conditions, cancer, trauma-related disorders, mental disorders, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma—were ranked highest for medical spending in both 2002 and 2012. Heart conditions […]