circulatory disease


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circulatory disease

A generic term for any disease affecting the heart or blood vessels; cardiovascular disease is in far more common usage.
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New analysis of causes of death from Public Health England shows circulatory diseases - such as heart disease and strokes - are the biggest contributor to this life expectancy gap among men in Coventry.
For men circulatory diseases contributed 19% of the gap (198 extra deaths) and respiratory diseases 17% (185 extra deaths).
Reversal "But we're seeing more people die each year from heart and circulatory diseases in the UK before they reach their 75th birthday.
In 2017, 42,384 people died from heart and circulatory diseases in the UK before the age of 75, a rise of just over 3% on the 41,042 in 2014.
Heart and circulatory diseases cause a quarter of all deaths in Britain and kill an average of 420 people every day.
Heart and circulatory diseases cause a quarter of deaths in Britain and kill 420 people a day on average.
Each year, heart and circulatory diseases kill one in four people in the United Kingdom, 15,300 of whom are from Scotland.
Each year, heart and circulatory diseases kill one in four people in the UK, 13,800 of which are from the West Midlands.
Among circulatory diseases, hypertension topped the charts with 21,669 cases in 2017.
Heart and circulatory disease still devastates thousands of families every year and is the cause of more than a quarter of all deaths in the UK.
Heart and circulatory disease accounts for more than a quarter of all deaths - nearly 160,000 a year.

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