• What is cardiovascular disease?
    • Heart failure and cardiomyopathy
    • Stroke
    • Coronary heart disease
  • Prevalence of heart, stroke, and vascular diseases among women, 2017–18
  • A major cause of illness and death
    • What is burden of disease?
    • Deaths from cardiovascular disease
  • Lifestyle changes can reduce risk
    • Behavioural risk factors
    • Biomedical risk factors
    • Absolute risk
  • Disease is linked to age
  • Heart attacks and deaths have fallen over time
    • Smaller improvements—and a rise in strokes—among younger women
  • Hospitalisation rates rising for younger women
  • Cardiovascular disease procedures among women
    • Types of CVD procedures
  • Cardiovascular disease in Indigenous women
  • References
  • More information
  • Acknowledgments