#FacesOfHeartFailure 3.6% of Canadians over 40 live with heart failure.

According to the most recent report from the Public Health Agency of Canada, from 2012/13, about 2.4 million (8.5%) Canadian adults aged 20 years and older live with diagnosed ischemic heart disease, including 578,000 (2.1%) with a history of a heart attack.  

  • About 669,600 (3.6%) Canadian adults aged 40 years and older live with diagnosed heart failure.  
  • Approximately 92,900 (5.2 per 1,000) Canadian adults aged 40 years and older received a new diagnosis of heart failure.

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