Heart Disease

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

  • 10,034 - The number of people who died from heart disease in South Carolina in 2015.
  • 50,167 - The number of hospitalizations due to heart disease in South Carolina in 2015.
  • $3.2+ billion - The total cost of hospitalizations due to heart disease in SC during 2015.

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.

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