COVID-19 and heart health

Feb. 22, 2022
March 2020: Fast Stats


of Americans have experienced at least one heart-related issue since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, with top issues including shortness of breath, dizziness, increased blood pressure and chest pain.

1 in 4

COVID-19 positive Americans (27%) reported that their diagnosis has impacted their heart health.


of Americans now say that they often or sometimes sit throughout the day, while walking throughout the day has declined.


of those who have lost a family member to heart disease before the age of 60 have never been screened for the condition they lost a family member to, which jumps to 54% among millennials.


 of Americans feel that if they have a family history of heart disease, there is nothing they can do to limit the risk of developing that heart condition.


of Americans don’t know that factors such as stress, high blood pressure, obesity and smoking/vaping can increase their risk of developing heart disease.


of Americans are familiar with their family history of heart disease.


 (65%) of Americans say they have had their blood pressure checked within the last six months.


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