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

Race/Ethnicity Deaths per 100,000 Population
White, Non-Hispanic 42.5
African American, Non-Hispanic 59.3
American Indian, Non-Hispanic 35.0
Other Races, Non-Hispanic 31.8
Hispanic/Latino 17.6
North Carolina 45.1

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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Definition

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

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of cerebrovascular disease deaths (ICD-10:I60-I69)
Denominator: Total resident population

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 03/06/2013


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