Table 26-1.

Males and CVD: At-a-Glance Table

Diseases and Risk FactorsBoth SexesTotal MalesNH White MalesNH Black MalesHispanic MalesNH Asian MalesNH American Indian/Alaska Native Males
Smoking
 Prevalence, 2014*43.9 M (16.9%)24.3 M (18.8%)19.9%21.4%13.8%13.8%18.6%
PA
 Prevalence, 2014, %*21.4%25.4%23.6%20.0%15.3%17.0%24.0%
Overweight and obesity
 Prevalence, 2012
  Overweight and obesity, BMI >25.0 kg/m2§159.2 M (68.5%)81.5 M (72.5%)72.7%69.4%80.1%
  Obesity, BMI >30.0 kg/m2§81.8 M (35.2%)38.6 M (34.4%)34.2%37.9%38.4%11.0%*42.3%*
Blood cholesterol
 Prevalence, 2012
  Total cholesterol >200 mg/dL§100.1 M (42.8%)45.3 M (40.4%)39.9%37.4%46.2%
  Total cholesterol >240 mg/dL§30.9 M (13.1%)13.0 M (11.6%)11.5%8.8%14.8%
  LDL-C >130 mg/dL§73.5 M (31.7%)34.9 M (31.0%)29.4%30.7%38.8%
  HDL-C <40 mg/dL§44.6 M (19.9%)32.4 M (28.9%)28.7%20.0%33.8%
HBP
 Prevalence, 2012§80.0 M (32.6%)38.3 M (33.5%)32.9%44.9%29.6%26.4%*
 Mortality, 201371 94233 56322 392734425461875420
DM
 Prevalence, 2012
  Physician-diagnosed DM§21.1 M (8.5%)10.5 M (9.0%)7.6%13.8%12.5%
  Undiagnosed DM§8.1 M (3.3%)5.1 M (4.4%)4.0%4.8%6.8%
  Prediabetes§80.8 M (35.3%)46.4 M (42.4%)43.0%36.3%43.0%
  Incidence, diagnosed DM§1.7 M
 Mortality, 201375 57839 84127 807629839342271922
Total CVD
 Prevalence, 2012§85.6 M (35.0%)41.8 M (36.4%)36.1%46.0%32.4%
 Mortality, 2013800 937402 851317 49948 09823 89218 8193895
Stroke
 Prevalence, 2012§6.6 M (2.6%)3.0 M (2.6%)2.2%4.2%2.8%3.0%*
 New and recurrent strokes795.0 K370.0 K325.0 K45.0 K
 Mortality, 2013128 97853 69140 350726638414147569
CHD
 Prevalence, CHD, 2012§15.5 M (6.2%)8.9 M (7.6%)7.8%7.2%6.7%6.0%*
 Prevalence, MI, 2012§7.6 M (2.8%)4.9 M (4.0%)4.1%3.4%3.5%
 Prevalence, AP, 2012§8.2 M (3.3%)4.0 M (3.4%)3.4%3.3%3.2%
 New and recurrent MI and Fatal CHD#**965.0 K560.0 K480.0 K80.0 K
 New and recurrent MI#**750.0 K440.0 K
 Incidence, AP (stable angina)††565.0 K370.0 K
 Mortality, 2013, CHD370 213208 515168 22820 75812 51884771949
 Mortality, 2013, MI116 79366 05153 434645640992616589
HF
 Prevalence, 2012§5.7 M (2.2%)2.7 M (2.3%)2.2%2.8%2.1%
 Incidence, 2012#‡‡915.0 K440.0 K385.0 K55.0 K
 Mortality, 201365 12028 51323 84729331144954230
  • AP indicates angina pectoris (chest pain); BMI, body mass index; CHD, coronary heart disease (includes heart attack, AP chest pain, or both); CVD, cardiovascular disease; DM, diabetes mellitus; ellipses (…), data not available; HBP, high blood pressure; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; HF, heart failure; K, thousands; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; M, millions; MI, myocardial infarction (heart attack); NH, non-Hispanic; and PA, physical activity.

  • * Age ≥18 years (National Health Interview Survey, 2014).

  • Met 2008 full federal PA guidelines for adults.

  • Both sexes (National Health Interview Survey, 2014).

  • § Age ≥20 years.

  • All ages.

  • Total CVD mortality includes deaths of congenital heart disease.

  • # Estimates include Hispanics and non-Hispanics. Estimates for whites include other nonblack races.

  • ** Age ≥35 years.

  • †† Age ≥45 years.

  • ‡‡ Age ≥55 years.