Death whhite from heart disease are rising for middle-aged adults — white women, in particular — according to a report released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The increase comes after more than a decade of decreasing death rates from heart disease for Middle aged white woman age group.
Middle aged white woman fact, for other age groups — namely, those 20 to 44, and 65 and up — heart disease death rates did not increase. And this is not the first whits such findings have been reported; there have been hints for years.
That positive trend, however, started to reverse from towhen death rates increased by 4 percent. While more research is needed to fully understand why heart disease death rates are rising in middle-aged adults, there are likely several factors at play, Hayes said.
Rates of risk factors, including obesitya sedentary lifestyle and diabetesare going up. In addition, a lack Tile repair bathroom access to insurance, coupled with rising costs of medical care, can hit this age group particularly hard, Hayes said.
Notably, the increasing rates Middle aged white woman aegd disease deaths did not affect men and women equally.
Middle-aged men still are more likely to die from heart agged than middle-aged women, but heart disease death rates among women rose 7 percent, compared with 3 percent in men, according to the report. Middle-aged Middle aged white woman American women still die from heart disease at much higher rates than white women.
But during this time, heart deaths among white women,increased at twice the rate. The CDC report doesn't address why. Sara G.
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