AFIB is the most common sustained heart rhythm disorder and increases the risk for heart disease and stroke, both leading causes of death in the United States.

Approximately 70% of AFIB patients are between 65 and 85 years old.

Three million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation.




Prevalence of AFIB, National, 2010, Age 65 Plus



Source: National Health Index




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AFIB Patients in Fee-for-Service Medicare Population, 2000-2010

 Source: National Health Index

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