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Leading cause of death in Aust.

CVD

1

How many % of Australians have at lest one modifiable risk factor?

90%

2

Biggest killer CVD?

Coronary heart disease

3

Two major types of stroke

Ischaemic (artery blocked)
Haemorrhagic (blood vessel ruptured)

4

Stroke

A stroke happens when blood flow to a part of the brain stops. A stroke is sometimes called a "brain attack."

5

East Asia has

More stroke than ischaemic heart disease

6

Heart failure

Heart failure is a condition in which the heart cannot pump enough blood to the rest of the body.

7

Ischaemic heart disease

Lack of blood supply to the heart

8

Kidney failure is both a risk factor for and a condition associated with heart, stroke and vascular diseases

T or F

T

9

Since 1970s, death rates from heart, stroke and vascular diseases have fallen by

70%

10

Why CVD has fallen 70%
A smaller proportion due to better survival in people with disease....?

42%

11

Trends in CVD
• Since 1970s, death rates from heart, strokeand vascular diseases have fallen by 70%
• More than half of this trend is thought to be due to?

less people getting CVD

12

?% have three or more Modifiable CVDrisk factors.

25% have three or more risk factors.

13

Current evidence suggest that smoking, BP,
blood lipids, overweight and physical inactivity can explain 70% of all CVD

t or f

True