Coronary Heart Disease

Simple diagram explaining Coronary Heart Disease for Geography Health.

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  • Created on: 26-03-14 08:47
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  • Coronary Heart Disease
    • Global Distribution
      • USA has the highest death rates of CHD
        • It kills around 500000+ every year in USA
          • UK Has a CHD death rate of above 300000 a year
      • Countries which are LEDC'S Tend to have lower cases of CHD
    • Causes
      • A poor diet
        • Build up of fats and unhealthy chemicals in the body
      • Lack of exercise
      • Lack of education on healthy fruit and vedge
      • Leading an Affluent Lifestyle
  • Number of Deaths
    • Coronary Heart Disease
      • Global Distribution
        • USA has the highest death rates of CHD
          • It kills around 500000+ every year in USA
            • UK Has a CHD death rate of above 300000 a year
        • Countries which are LEDC'S Tend to have lower cases of CHD
      • Causes
        • A poor diet
          • Build up of fats and unhealthy chemicals in the body
        • Lack of exercise
        • Lack of education on healthy fruit and vedge
        • Leading an Affluent Lifestyle
    • Biggest Killer since 1990
    • A relatively new disease
    • 80% Who die have a major risk factor
      • Like high blood pressure or morbid obesity
  • Effects
    • Working aged people lost.
    • GDP Growth Affected
      • Can be as high as 10% growth loss a year!!
    • Immigration needed for more workers
      • Due to a loss in working age people to CHD
    • Families spend more on healthcare
      • Less money for the family, risk of poverty
    • Increased spending from the Government on healthcare for people with CHD
    • Quality of life is decreased due to limitations in exercise and work

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