FACTS ABOUT THE HEART
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in Malaysia.
Prevalence of common cardiovascular risk factors among those over 18 years old are increasing in trend, and it is the same at both rural and urban areas.
Malaysians mean age of having Acute Coronary Syndrome is at 58.5 years (lower than our neighbouring countries), with 6.6% were < 40 years old.1
1Source: Acute Coronary Syndrome (NCVD-ACS) 2011-2013 Study