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Heart Disease Death Rates, Blacks Ages 65+

Heart Disease Death Rates for 2011 through 2013 for Blacks Aged 65 Years and Older by County. The map shows that concentrations of counties with the highest heart disease death rates for Blacks - meaning the top quintile - are located primarily in Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. Pockets of high-rate counties also were found in parts of California, Georgia, Arkansas, Missouri, and Texas.