Age-Adjusted Hospital Discharge Rates for Major Cardiovascular Disease as First-Listed Diagnosis per 10,000 Population, United States, 1988–2006
The age-adjusted hospital discharge rates for major cardiovascular disease as first-listed diagnosis per 10,000 population started to increase in 1993, peaked in 2002, and then decreased. The age-adjusted rate was 39.1 per 10,000 population in 1988 and 44.8 in 2006 .
Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health Care Statistics, data from the National Hospital Discharge Survey; U.S. Census Bureau, census of the population and population estimates and National Center for Health Statistics, CDC, bridged-race population estimates. Data computed by personnel in the Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC.
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