Table of contents

  • Summary
  • 1 Introduction
    • 1.1 A focus on women
    • 1.2 Women at risk
  • 2 How many Australian women have cardiovascular disease?
    • 2.1 Coronary heart disease
    • 2.2 Stroke
    • 2.3 Heart failure
  • 3 The burden of cardiovascular disease
    • 3.1 All cardiovascular disease
    • 3.2 Coronary heart disease
    • 3.3 Stroke
    • 3.4 Heart failure
  • 4 Hospitalisations
    • 4.1 All cardiovascular disease hospitalisations
    • 4.2 Coronary heart disease
    • 4.3 Acute coronary syndrome
    • 4.4 Stroke
    • 4.5 Heart failure and cardiomyopathy
  • 5 Hospital procedures
    • 5.1 Coronary angiography
    • 5.2 Percutaneous coronary intervention
    • 5.3 Coronary artery bypass grafting
    • 5.4 Heart valve repair or replacement
    • 5.5 Pacemaker insertion
    • 5.6 Cardiac defibrillator implant
    • 5.7 Heart transplant
    • 5.8 Carotid endarterectomy
    • 5.9 Case complexity and procedure rates
  • 6 Deaths
    • 6.1 Leading causes of death
    • 6.2 All cardiovascular mortality
    • 6.3 Coronary heart disease
    • 6.4 Stroke
    • 6.5 Heart failure and cardiomyopathy
  • 7 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women
    • 7.1 How many Indigenous women have CVD?
    • 7.2 Burden of cardiovascular disease for Indigenous women
    • 7.3 Hospitalisations
    • 7.4 Hospital procedures
    • 7.5 Deaths
  • Appendix A: Data sources, methods and classifications
    • Data sources
    • Methods
    • Disease classifications
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Glossary
  • References
  • List of tables
  • List of figures
  • Related publications