Burden of Cardiovascular Disease


Consensus Reports

A report, Impact of Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young in Michigan, led by the MDCH Genomics Section with support from the Cardiovascular Health, Nutrition and Physical Activity Section, summarizing data in Michigan for cardiac deaths of unknown cause in populations under age 40. This report includes surveillance data as well as symposium and small group work to identify opportunities for prevention.

The Michigan data: 2010 Heart Disease and Stroke Surveillance Update. Epidemiology update in a power point presentation on CVD mortality & morbidity.

An MDCH publication on the Impact of Heart Disease and Stroke in Michigan: 2008 Report on Surveillance provides a comprehensive report on cardiovascular disease (CVD), heart disease, coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure, risk factors associated with CVD and some of the resources/facilities of interest in reducing and controlling CVD in Michigan. This publication is the product of the Michigan Cardiovascular Alliance, Chronic Disease Epidemiology Section and the Cardiovascular Health, Nutrition and Physical Activity Section and will inform the strategic planning that will begin in September to identify priority initiatives in the state to reduce the burden of CVD in Michigan.


Fact Sheets

Oral Health and Cardiovascular Disease 2015 Fact Sheet  This Fact Sheet is a great resource for professionals. It contains studies and associations between cardiovascular health and oral health, Michigan specific statistics on cardiovascular disease prevalence among adults by dental visit as well as prevention efforts.

Cardiovascular Disease in Michigan February 2015 update. This Fact Sheet is a great resource for professionals and patients alike. Statistical facts about high blood pressure, cholesterol and obesity and their risk factors are summarized.

2011 Stroke Brief. This is a surveillance report focusing on stroke hospitalization, mortality, risk factor data, and awareness of signs and symptoms of stroke and emergency action as well as a summary of the Michigan Stroke Registry Quality Improvement Project.

High Blood Pressure and Actions Used to Control It Among Michigan Adults: Michigan BRFS Surveillance Report provides an overview of high blood pressure in Michigan adults and what strategies are being taken by individuals to control it, based on self-reported data.

Fast Food Consumption in Michigan: Michigan Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Brief.This surveillance brief describes the prevalence of fast food consumption and related behaviors between fast food consumption and obesity.