Data for Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Rate by Race/Ethnicity, 2008-2012
Data NotesDeaths 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.
DefinitionCardiovascular disease deaths include all resident deaths where cardiovascular disease was coded as the underlying (primary) cause of death.
How We Calculated the Rates
Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 12/05/2013