[INFOGRAPHIC] Statistical Overview for the Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases
SOURCE: Radcliffe Cardiology

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the number one cause of mortality in the world, accounting for nearly a third of deaths each year.

In this infographic, review global statistics as well as the most common causes of CVD-related death. You can also read specific sections on ischaemic heart disease and stroke; two of the major causes of disability.