What does this indicator measure?

Stroke mortality is represented by the number of deaths per 100,000 people and is age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. population. It includes ICD-10 codes: I60–I69.

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: Union County

Reference: Indiana

Goal: Healthy People 2020

Measurement Period: 2015

Category: Heart Disease & Stroke

Community Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Reference Source: Indiana State Department of Health