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American Heart Association Ranks America's Most Heart Friendly Cities for Women
Date:5/19/2008

person. She is also Medical Director for Women's Health and Community Relations, INTEGRIS health, INC. "Our goal is that individual residents, communities at large and government officials can use this information to help create socio-political change at the grassroots level as well as educate women on their personal risk for heart disease."

The study focused on the 200 largest metro areas in the United States, which are home to nearly 75% of the nation's population. The research analyzed 22 factors for each location including smoking, obesity, cardiac mortality rate and regular exercise amongst women.

Fast Facts:

-- Minneapolis-St. Paul, Boston and Phoenix reported the lowest female

cardiac mortality rates in the country; Detroit, Nashville and St. Louis

reported the highest.

-- San Francisco, Denver and Los Angeles were the thinnest mega metros;

Cleveland, San Antonio and Columbus were among the most overweight.

-- Our nation's capital, Washington, D.C., reported the lowest stress

ratings of all the mega metros while Portland, OR reported the highest

stress levels in the category.

-- Generally, California and Colorado cities scored well in the Heart

Friendly Cities study; the metros that scored the lowest in the study

were found in the South and Midwest.

The Importance of Heart Disease Awareness and Personal Risk Assessment

"With the release of this study, Go Red For Women seeks to build heart health awareness across the country and in every woman's own backyard," said Bauman. "As long as women remain unaware that heart disease is their No. 1 killer, that statistic is not likely to change. With this knowledge the American Heart Association hopes every woman will take action to reduce their personal risk."

Other alarming heart health statistics include:

-- One in three adult women has one or more forms of cardiov
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SOURCE American Heart Association
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