Hypertension

  Translation
  • Know your blood pressure

VISUALIZATIONS

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Premature deaths due to Noncommunicable diseases

In the Region of the Americas approximately 44% of total deaths occurred before the age of 70 years old. In lower and upper middle income countries about 52% of deaths occurred before that age compared with 35% in high income countries, an excess of 17% of deaths.

Leading Causes of Deaths in the World

This data visualization shows the ranking of leading causes of deaths in two periods: 1990 and 2010. Arcs represent the rank change from 1900 to 2010. Causes of deaths are color coded according to broad groups of causes.

Leading Risk Factors in the World

This data visualization shows the ranking of leading risk factors that contribute to deaths, Years of Life Lost, Years Lost due to Disability and Disability-Adjusted Life Years in 1990 and 2010.

Mortality due to Cardiovascular Diseases in the Americas

This data visualization illustrates the burden of mortality due to Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD) breakdown by categories of causes of death within CVD. Data can be filter by years and countries.