Almost three quarters of Scots 'affected' by heart disease

Heart Research UK finds

Adam Saville
Almost three quarters of Scots 'affected' by heart disease

Cardiovascular disease is Scotland's 'biggest killer' however half in the nation are 'not concerned' by it, survey finds

A YouGov study produced for charity Heart Research UK asking 1,000 Scots a number of questions relating to lifestyle choices and personal experience of cardiovascular disease (CVD) has found that 72% have been affected by it. However despite 41 people a day dying from CVD in Scotland - the nation's ‘biggest killer' - 50% of Scottish people are not concerned by the disease, the findings showed. According to official statistics, people in Scotland are almost twice as likely to die from co...

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