"Heart and circulatory diseases cause more than a quarter (25.4 per cent) of all deaths in England; that’s over 124,000 deaths each year – an average of 340 people each day or one death every four minutes.
CHD is the one of England’s leading causes of death. •
It is also the leading cause of death worldwide. •
In England, nearly one in seven men and one in twelve women die from coronary heart disease (1 in 9 both sexes). •
CHD is responsible for over 53,000 deaths in England each year, an average of 147 people each day, or one death around every ten minutes
In the UK it is estimated that at least 12 young people (aged under 35) die every week from an undiagnosed heart condition. "