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Relevant Population Characteristics for Heart Disease Mortality Rate

Relevant Population Characteristics

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for mean and women in the U.S.^7^ Risk of heart attacks increase with age.^7^ Average age of the first heart attack for males is 65.6 years and for females is 72.0 years.^8^[[br]] [[br]] {{class.SmallerFont 7. Murphy SL, Xu J, Kochanek KD, Curtin SC. Final data for 2015: supplemental tables. National Vital Statistics Report. 2017;66(6). [https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr66/nvsr66_06_tables.pdf]. Accessed July 23, 2018. 8. Benjamin EJ, Virani SS, Callaway CW, et al. American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Council on Epidemiology and Prevention Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics Subcommittee 2017:At-A-Glance. January 31, 2018. [https://healthmetrics.heart.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/At-A-Glance-Heart-Disease-and-Stroke-Statistics-2018.pdf]. Accessed July 23, 2018.}}

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Content updated: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:50:55 AKST
The information provided above is from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services' Center for Health Data and Statistics AK-IBIS web site (http://ibis.dhss.alaska.gov/). The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: " Retrieved Thu, 22 August 2019 1:27:15 from Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Center for Health Data and Statistics, Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health Web site: http://ibis.dhss.alaska.gov/ ".

Content updated: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:50:55 AKST