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Data for Heart Disease Deaths by Race/Ethnicity, 2008-2012

Race/Ethnicity Deaths per 100,000 Population
Total 179.3
White (Non-Hispanic) 176.1
Black (Non-Hispanic) 209.1
American Indian (Non-Hispanic) 186.0
Other (Non-Hispanic) 74.4
Hispanic 46.1

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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Heart disease deaths include all resident deaths where heart disease was coded as the underlying (primary) cause

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of heart disease deaths (ICD-10: I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51)
Denominator: Total resident population

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 03/05/2013

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