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Cardiovascular health

Lifestyle factors

Lifestyles choices are the biggest risk factors associated with the risk of developing CVD and for CVD mortality

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CVD deaths attributed to smoking14


CVD deaths attributed to lack of physical activity14


CVD deaths attributed to being overweight14

Poor diet, lack of physical activity, high alcohol intake, smoking, and raised blood cholesterol levels are key CVD risk factors, whilst other risk factors, such as the prevalenceof obesity and type 2 diabetes, have increased considerably in recent decades15.

Such lifestyle choices are also associated with long-term adverse conditions such as diabetes, hyperlipidaemia, and hypertension, which in turn can increase the risk of CVD16.

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