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Save a Heart

Holding HandsThank you for taking the quiz. You'll find the correct answers below along with some additional information. Please note the answer to the last question. Preventative screening saves lives!

How often do Americans suffer from heart attacks?
  • 1 every 5.1 minutes
    11%
     
  • 1 every 2.2 minutes
    23%
     
  • CORRECT: Americans will suffer an estimated 770,000 new and another 430,000 recurrent heart attacks this year. That averages a heart attack every 26 seconds.
    35%
     
  • 1 every 5 seconds
    29%
     
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What is the projected cost of U.S. health care expenditures and lost productivity attributed to heart disease and stroke in 2008?
  • $175 billion
    7%
     
  • $250 billion
    26%
     
  • $375 billion
    35%
     
  • CORRECT: The total direct and indirect cost of cardiovascular diseases and stroke in the United States for 2008 is an estimated $448.5 billion. This figure includes the cost of health care as well as lost productivity due to disability and death.
    30%
     
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How many Americans currently have one or more types of cardiovascular disease?
  • 1 in 2
    10%
     
  • CORRECT: An estimated 80,700,000 American adults (1 in 3) have one or more types of cardiovascular disease, of whom 38,200,000 are estimated to be age 60 or older.
    46%
     
  • 1 in 5
    35%
     
  • 1 in 10
    7%
     
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What is the estimated cost of heart bypass surgery?
  • $45,000
    3%
     
  • $65,000
    15%
     
  • CORRECT: In 2004, the average charge for a coronary artery bypass graft was $85,653.
    28%
     
  • $105,000
    52%
     
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Do you have health insurance?
  • Yes
    77%
     
  • No - There are 47 million Americans currently without health insurance
    22%
     
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Have you been screened for heart disease?
  • Yes
    42%
     
  • No - Preventative screening for heart disease can help save lives. Save a heart! Make sure that you and your loved ones get properly screened.
    57%
     
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