Heart Disease

Heart disease is South Carolina's leading cause of death:

  • 11,385- The number of people who died from heart disease in South Carolina in 2020. 
  • Heart Disease accounted for 75,886 hospitalizations in South Carolina in 2020. 
  • Total hospitalization charges of more than $6.8 billion related to heart disease. 

What is heart disease?

Heart disease is a broad term that refers to several types of heart conditions. The most common type of heart disease in the United States is coronary artery disease, which can cause heart attack, arrhythmias, angina, and heart failure.

Ways to prevent heart disease:

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