Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death for males in Hong Kong. In 2019 alone, 3409 men died of heart disease. About 67% of these deaths were related to coronary heart disease. The ratio of men to women suffering from heart disease is about 1.6:1.
What is Heart Disease?
Heart disease generally refers to various heart-related diseases, including coronary heart disease, arrhythmia, rheumatic heart disease, congenital heart disease, and etc. Coronary heart diseases account for the most heart disease deaths.