What is the rate of incidence of variant angina?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

About 350,000 people are diagnosed with angina each year in the United States alone. About 6.5 million people in the U.S. have angina. However, variant angina is a very rare type of type of angina. Only about 2 percent of people with angina have variant angina.

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