Prevalence — 15,800,000 victims of angina (chest pain due to coronary heart disease
attack and other forms of coronary heart disease
are still living (8,500,000 males and 7,200,000 females).
From 1994 to 2004 the death rate from coronary heart disease declined 33 percent, but the actual number of deaths declined only 18 percent.
Estimates are that 8,900,000 people in the United States suffer from angina.
An estimated 400,000 new cases of stable angina occur each year.