Heart Disease Maps and Data Sources

Health professionals can find maps and data on heart disease both in the United States and globally.

Interactive Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke
Users can create and customize county-level maps of heart disease and stroke by race/ethnicity, gender and age group.  A wide array of additional data are also available to map (e.g. costs, health services, socioeconomic conditions and more).   Maps can be created for the entire United States or for a chosen state/territory.

Heart Disease and Stroke Widget

Heart Disease and Stroke Widget
The Map Widget presents maps of heart disease and stroke data directly on any website. By embedding this Map Widget, the most current heart disease and stroke mortality data are automatically updated by CDC and displayed on the map. The Map Widget is customizable by default state and disease to better meet the needs of the organizations using it.

National Maps of Heart Disease and Stroke, Health Care Costs and Social Determinants of Health
View and download maps documenting geographic patterns at the county level.

Data Trends and Maps
To meet national- and state-level needs for cardiovascular disease data, CDC developed a National Cardiovascular Disease Surveillance System. The system gathers data from many sources to share the public health burden of heart disease, stroke, and their risk factors.

Chronic Disease GIS Exchange
CDC’s Chronic Disease GIS Exchange is a website designed to offer policy makers, program managers, public health analysts, and map makers a one-stop place to share maps that make an impact, explore GIS resources, and access GIS training materials customized for chronic disease prevention.

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
CDC’s state-based Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System includes estimates of the number of self-reported risk factors for heart disease by state.

CDC Wonder
This website provides a single point of access to a wide variety of CDC’s public health reports and data systems, categorized by topic.

Download Software for Epidemiologic Analysis
Epi Info™ is software that helps public health professionals develop a questionnaire or form, customize the data entry process, and enter and analyze data.