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Preventing 1 Million Heart Attacks and Strokes

Middle-aged adults are being hard hit

Map: Small changes in every state will have a big impact.
MAP: 2016 event rates by state (deaths, hospitalizations, and emergency department [ED] visits combined). SOURCE: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project; National Vital Statistics System Mortality Data
  Fact Sheet Estimate Type
State Overall Rate Overall Count Overall Rate per 100K (Count, thousands) Estimated ED Estimate Only ED and Hosp. Estimate
Alabama 1,652.4 347,908 1,652 (348) * * *
Alaska 822.7 20,123 823 (20) * *
Arizona 913.9 276,303 914 (276)
Arkansas 1,366.7 177,330 1,367 (177)
California 999.4 1,558,936 999 (1559)
Colorado 785.9 172,022 786 (172) * *
Connecticut 950.4 161,671 950 (162)
Delaware 1,000.5 45,250 1,001 (45) * * *
District of Columbia 2,048.2 49,077 2,048 (49)
Florida 1,163.7 1,206,796 1,164 (1207)
Georgia 1,351 543,542 1,351 (544)
Hawaii 1,031.8 68,976 1,032 (69)
Idaho 1,156 83,841 1,156 (84) * * *
Illinois 1,174.7 625,367 1,175 (625)
Indiana 1,338.2 377,936 1,338 (378)
Iowa 1,007.9 145,408 1,008 (145)
Kansas 1,106.9 136,285 1,107 (136)
Kentucky 1,510.3 291,616 1,510 (292)
Louisiana 1,523.2 279,311 1,523 (279) * *
Maine 1,157.9 82,261 1,158 (82)
Maryland 1,106.6 280,222 1,107 (280)
Massachusetts 1,033.1 314,004 1,033 (314)
Michigan 1,378.7 623,502 1,379 (624) * *
Minnesota 900.2 218,431 900 (218)
Mississippi 1,520.7 185,010 1,521 (185) * *
Missouri 1,381.5 375,259 1,382 (375)
Montana 849.4 43,767 849 (44)
Nebraska 929.6 76,241 930 (76)
Nevada 1,107.4 127,974 1,107 (128)
New Hampshire 893.3 56,637 893 (57) * * *
New Jersey 1,108 434,183 1,108 (434)
New Mexico 767.3 71522 767 (72) * *
New York 1,029.8 889,166 1,030 (889)
North Carolina 1,303.2 586,676 1,303 (587)
North Dakota 1,210 40,097 1,210 (40)
Ohio 1,364 718,927 1,364 (719)
Oklahoma 1,256.6 204,115 1,257 (204) * *
Oregon 942.3 180,299 942 (180) * *
Pennsylvania 1,331.7 820,636 1,332 (821) * *
Rhode Island 1,212.6 59,328 1,213 (59)
South Carolina 1,326.7 298,828 1,327 (299)
South Dakota 1,057.7 41,861 1,058 (42)
Tennessee 1,551.6 452,616 1,552 (453)
Texas 1,264.3 1,291,912 1,264 (1292)
Utah 805.7 79,764 806 (80)
Vermont 840.6 25,888 841 (26)
Virginia 1,183.2 418,170 1,183 (418) * *
Washington 972.9 305,157 973 (305) * *
West Virginia 1,397.4 127,665 1,397 (128) * *
Wisconsin 1,025 270,907 1,025 (271)
Wyoming 828.9 20,369 829 (20)

SOURCE: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project; National Vital Statistics System Mortality Data.

MAP: 2016 event rates by state (deaths, hospitalizations, and emergency department [ED] visits combined). SOURCE: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project; National Vital Statistics System Mortality Data

  • Page last reviewed: September 6, 2018
  • Page last updated: September 6, 2018
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