Heart Disease & Stroke


  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Angina
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Heart attack
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart failure
  • Vascular disease

More information on the listed conditions can be found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website. You can also test your knowledge of heart disease with this CDC Heart Disease Quiz.


  • Cardiovascular disease and stroke affect more than 195,500 adult Kansans
  • Among adult Kansans age 18 years and older, 6.8% reported had heart disease (including angina or coronary heart disease and heart attack) and 3.3% reported ever had a stroke
  • Heart disease and stroke are the top leading causes of death in Kansas. 1 in every 4 Kansan deaths is due to heart disease and stroke. Together, the two took away 7,021 lives in 2018
  • Cardiovascular disease may refer to other heart or blood vessel disorders