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Coffee & Health
Cardiovascular health

Global prevalence

CVD remains the leading cause of mortality and a major cause of morbidity in Europe

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CVD cases in EU13


new cases every year13


EU healthcare burden13

  • Together, coronary heart disease and cerebrovascular disease account for 1.8 million and 1.1 million deaths, respectively13
  • In Europe, CVD - principally coronary heart disease and stroke - is the main cause of death, accounting for 45% of all deaths (49% in women and 40% in men)14
  • Of the total cost of CVD in the EU, around 53% are healthcare costs, 26% are productivity losses, and 21% are costs associated with informal care of people with CVD15

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