NYSTCE Health Education Exam Prep

Category - Healthy Enviornment

Heart disease, cancer and strokes are examples of chronic diseases. Approximately what percentage of people with a chronic disease have one of these listed?
  1. 30%
  2. 40%
  3. 50%
  4. 60%
Explanation
Answer: C - All chronic diseases account for 70% of deaths in the United States. However, 50% of those deaths are from heart disease, cancer and strokes.
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