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Data for Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Rate by Race/Ethnicity, 2008-2012

Race/Ethnicity Deaths per 100,000 (age-adjusted) Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
White, Non-Hispanic 218.0 214.8 221.2 18,004
African American, Non-Hispanic 268.5 260.9 276.1 4,817
American Indian, Non-Hispanic 245.1 212.6 277.5 219
Other Races, Non-Hispanic 118.8 97.1 140.5 115
Hispanic/Latino 79.5 67.5 91.6 167
North Carolina 223.9 221.0 226.8 23,322

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. 

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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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