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Number of deaths due to cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, per 100,000 population.

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Cardiovascular Deaths: Vermont

Vermont Cardiovascular Deaths (1990-2014) see more
  • Number of deaths due to cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, per 100,000 population.
  • Number of deaths among blacks due to cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, per 100,000 population.

Cardiovascular Deaths

United States Cardiovascular Deaths (1990-2014) see more
  • Number of deaths due to cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, per 100,000 population.
  • Number of deaths among blacks due to cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, per 100,000 population.
Ranking Value State
1 184.7 Minnesota
2 197.1 Colorado
3 199.1 Hawaii
4 206.9 Massachusetts
5 210.5 Oregon
6 212.2 Utah
7 213.8 New Hampshire
8 214.8 Washington
9 215.4 Maine
10 216.1 Arizona
11 216.5 Connecticut
12 217 New Mexico
13 218.4 Vermont
14 219.2 Alaska
15 223 Florida
16 224.8 Montana
17 224.9 Nebraska
18 226.8 North Dakota
19 229.1 Rhode Island
20 230.7 Idaho
21 233.1 South Dakota
22 233.6 Wyoming
23 234.4 California
24 236.8 Wisconsin
25 241.1 Virginia
26 245.4 Iowa
27 245.6 Kansas
28 246.8 New Jersey
29 246.9 Delaware
30 250.7 Maryland
31 252.2 North Carolina
32 253.9 Illinois
33 255.3 Texas
34 259.7 Pennsylvania
35 260.8 New York
36 271.9 Nevada
37 272.2 South Carolina
38 273 Georgia
39 274.4 Indiana
40 274.6 Ohio
41 281.1 Missouri
42 282.4 Michigan
43 297.3 Kentucky
44 300.6 Tennessee
45 303.7 West Virginia
46 307.5 Louisiana
47 313.7 Arkansas
48 322 Oklahoma
49 329.2 Alabama
50 346 Mississippi

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Overview

Cardiovascular Deaths is the age-adjusted 3-year average number of deaths attributed to cardiovascular diseases, including but not limited to heart disease and stroke, per 100,000 population. The 2014 ranks are based on 2010 to 2012 data from the National Center for Health Statistics. The rates are age-adjusted using NCHS’s bridged-race estimates of the July 1 resident population from the 2011 county-level postcensal series. The following ICD-10 codes were used: I10-I15 (Hypertensive diseases); I20-I25 (Ischaemic heart diseases); I26-I28 (Pulmonary heart disease and diseases of pulmonary circulation); I30-I51 (other forms of heart disease); I60-I69 (cerebrovascular diseases); I70-I78 (Diseases of arteries, arterioles, and capillaries); I80-I89 (Diseases of veins, lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes, not elsewhere classified); and I95-I99 (Other and unspecified disorders of the circulatory system).

Deaths from cardiovascular disease vary from a low of 184.7 deaths per 100,000 population in Minnesota to 346.0 deaths per 100,000 population in Mississippi. The national average is 251.4 deaths per 100,000 population. Reducing coronary heart disease deaths and stroke deaths are Healthy People 2020 objectives.

 

 

Cardiovascular deaths are an indication of the toll that cardiovascular disease takes on the population. In the United States, heart disease and stroke are currently the leading and fourth leading causes of death, respectively.[1] Cardiovascular disease accounts for 17% of medical spending and 30% of Medicare spending, adding up to nearly $200 billion annually in direct medical cost.[2] Cardiovascular disease is influenced by a long list of modifiable risk factors including smoking, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, diabetes, obesity, low levels of physical inactivity, and poor diet.[3] Influencing one or more of these risk factors has the potential to greatly decrease the burden of cardiovascular disease. An initiative to reduce this burden, Million Hearts, aims to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.[4]



[1] Hoyert DL, Xu J. Deaths: Preliminary data for 2011. National Vital Statistics Reports. 2012;61(6).

[2] National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. 2012 Fact Book. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/factbook/chapter4.htm#4_7. Accessed July 9, 2014.

[3] Jackson, R. Guidelines on preventing cardiovascular disease in clinical practice. Bmj : British Medical Journal. 320.7236 (2000): 659. Bottom of Form

[4] Frieden TR, Berwick DM. (2011). The “Million Hearts” initiative — preventing heart attacks and strokes. N Engl J Med, 365(13), e27. doi:10.1056/NEJMp1110421.