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Indicator Report - Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Deaths

Why Is This Important?

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a condition in which blood flow to the heart is reduced. When the coronary arteries become narrowed or clogged, an inadequate amount of blood oxygen reaches the heart tissue. The part of the heart not receiving oxygen begins to die, and some of the heart muscle may be permanently damaged. Prevention of CHD is key to reducing mortality from heart disease.

Coronary Heart Disease Deaths by Race, Utah, 2011-2013

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For combined years 2011-2013, the age-adjusted CHD death rate was lowest among the Asian population (39.6/100,000) compared to all other races (67.6/100,000). Differences between other race groups and the general population were not statistically significant.

Data Notes

Rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population using 3 groups, 0-44, 45-64, and 65+.

Data Sources

Utah Death Certificate Database, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, Utah Department of Health. Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin for Counties in Utah, U.S. Bureau of the Census, IBIS Version 2013.

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The rate of coronary heart disease-related deaths per 100,000 population.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: The number of deaths with ICD-10 codes I20-I25 listed as primary cause.
Denominator: Total midyear resident population for the same calendar year.

Page Content Updated On 10/22/2014, Published on 11/04/2014
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Content updated: Tue, 4 Nov 2014 17:20:41 MST