India, while witnessing the economical development, facing a new set of health concerns. Chief among them are non-communicable disease such as cancer, diabetics, respiratory infections and particularly heart disease. Cardiovascular disease is a major threat to the country's health and productivity. This problem is expected to double in coming decades.
The two most common types of cardiovascular disease are coronary heart disease (leads to heart attack) and cerebrovascular disease (leads to heart stroke). Below is the fore-casted number of male and female cases of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) in Rural & Uraban India.
Predicted CHD cases by 2015
3,25,79,742 of CHD cases among men with different age groups from both rural and urban India
3,37,89,807 of CHD cases among women with different age groups from both rural and urban India
However, 48,65,559 CHD cases are expected to be registered among rural men from the age group 50-59 and 53,18,036 CHD cases are expected to be registered among rural women from the same age group. The number of cases are significantly higher than any other age groups. To know more statistics, explore the following infographic.