What does this indicator measure?

This measure is represented by the number of Indiana residents hospitalized for stroke in Indiana acute care hospitals per 10,000 people and is age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. population. It includes ICD-9-CM codes: 430-434, 436-438.

Why is this indicator important?

Stroke is a leading cause of death in Indiana, killing approximately 3,000 residents each year.

About the data

Community: Switzerland County

Reference: Indiana

Goal: No goal has been developed

Measurement Period: 2014

Category: Heart Disease & Stroke

Community Source: Indiana State Department of Health, Epidemiology Resource Center

Reference Source: Indiana State Department of Health, Epidemiology Resource Center