Survey: People worry about heart attacks but fear strokes

10/5/2011 | MedPage Today (free registration)

A survey of 502 people with atrial fibrillation showed that 42% said heart disease and myocardial infarction were their main health concerns. Only 8% listed stroke as their top worry, although 26% said they feared it the most, the highest figure for any disease or condition. The report from the American Heart Association showed that 25% said they were not at risk of stroke and another 25% were not sure, but two-thirds said they had discussed stroke risk with a health care provider.

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