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Risk Factors for Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Deaths

Risk Factors

Individuals who smoke cigarettes, have high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, diabetes, poor nutrition, a family history of heart disease, or who are overweight, obese, or physically inactive are at greater risk of developing coronary heart disease than individuals without these risk factors.

Related Risk Factors Indicators:

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Content updated: Mon, 4 Jan 2021 14:59:22 MST