Heart Disease in Vermont
Heart disease, also called cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the second leading cause of death in Vermont. Almost half of Americans and over half of Vermonters have at least one of the key risk factors for CVD:
Other health conditions and behaviors that can lead to CVD are:
For a complete look at CVD in Vermont, including prevalence, geographic distribution, hospitalization trends, mortality, co-morbidities, chronic disease risk factors, and more: Cardiovascular Disease Data Pages.