Category: acute myocardial infarction

U.S. Heart Attack Deaths from 2010-2015

Year Deaths 2010 122,071 2011 119,905 2012 117,944 2013 116,793 2014 114,019 2015 114,023 TOTAL 704,755  Source: ICD-10: Acute myocardial infarction (I21-I22)   Read More >

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Heart attacks and hospitalization

Every week the National Center for Health Statistics produces a feature called QuickStats for the CDC’s publication Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report which highlights interesting and relevant data from NCHS data collection programs. This week it highlights hospitalizations rates for coronary atherosclerosis and acute myocardial infarction for the period 1996-2005. These data come from the Read More >

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