What does this indicator measure?
This measure is represented by the number of Indiana residents hospitalized for stroke in Indiana acute care hospitals per 10,000 people and is age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. population. It includes ICD-9-CM codes: 430-434, 436-438.
Why is this indicator important?
Stroke is a leading cause of death in Indiana, killing approximately 3,000 residents each year.
About the data
Goal: No goal has been developed
Heart Disease & Stroke
Indiana State Department of Health, Epidemiology Resource Center