Almost three quarters of Scots 'affected' by heart disease

Heart Research UK finds

Adam Saville
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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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