What does this indicator measure?

Heart disease mortality is represented by the number of deaths per 100,000 people and is age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. population. It includes ICD-10 codes: I00–I09, I11, I13, I20–I51.

Why is this indicator important?

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Indiana, killing over 13,000 residents each year. Typically, heart disease is preventable if people incorporate healthy eating, exercise, and stress reduction habits into their daily routines.

About the data

Community: Indiana

Reference: U.S.

Goal: No goal has been developed

Measurement Period: 2015

Category: Heart Disease & Stroke

Community Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention WONDER

Reference Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention WONDER