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Data for Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Rate North Carolina vs. HNC 2020 Target, 2008-2012

North Carolina vs. HNC2020 Year Deaths per 100,000 (age-adjusted) Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
North Carolina 2008 256.6 23,440
North Carolina 2009 247.4 23,148
North Carolina 2010 235.8 23,023
North Carolina 2011 225.0 22,687
North Carolina 2012 223.9 221.0 226.8 23,322
HNC 2020 Target 2008 161.5
HNC 2020 Target 2009 161.5
HNC 2020 Target 2010 161.5
HNC 2020 Target 2011 161.5
HNC 2020 Target 2012 161.5

Data Notes

Deaths were coded under the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD). Age-adjusted death rates were calculated using the direct method and the projected United States 2000 population as the standard.  The HNC 2020 target, which is the target to be reached by 2020, is repeated in the data table for graphing purposes.

Data Sources

Death Certificate Database, State Center for Health Statistics  NCHS Bridged Population Estimates 

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Definition

Cardiovascular disease deaths include all resident deaths where cardiovascular disease was coded as the underlying (primary) cause of death.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of cardiovascular disease deaths (ICD-10: I00-I78)
Denominator: Total resident population

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 12/05/2013


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