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: Switzerland County

Reference: Indiana

Goal: No goal has been developed

Measurement Period: 2015

Category: Heart Disease & Stroke

Community Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Reference Source: Indiana State Department of Health