Heart Disease Hospitalization Rates, Blacks Ages 65+

Heart Disease Hospitalization Rates for 2015 through 2017 for Blacks Aged 65 Years and Older by County. The map shows that pockets of counties with high heart disease hospitalization rates – meaning the top quintile - are located in Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, and North Carolina. Pockets of high rates are located in Indiana, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Iowa.

Geographic Patterns: The map shows that pockets of counties with high heart disease hospitalization rates – meaning the top quintile – are located in Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, and North Carolina. Pockets of high rates are located in Indiana, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Iowa.

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