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39.5
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Unit: deaths/100,000 population
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Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke)

Value: 28.5 deaths/100,000 population
Measurement
Period:
2012
Location: County : Miami-Dade
Comparison: FL Counties
Categories: Health / Heart Disease & Stroke
Health / Mortality Data
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What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the age-adjusted death rate per 100,000 population due to cerebrovascular disease and stroke.
Why this is important: 
Cerebrovascular diseases rank third among the leading causes of death in the U.S. Cerebrovascular disease can cause a stroke. A stroke occurs when blood vessels carrying oxygen to the brain become blocked or burst, thereby cutting off the brain's supply of oxygen. Lack of oxygen causes brain cells to die which can lead to death or disability. Each year, approximately 795,000 people in the U.S. will suffer a new or recurrent stroke. Although people of all ages may have strokes, the risk more than doubles with each decade of life after age 55. The most important modifiable risk factors for stroke are high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes mellitus.
The Healthy People 2020 national health target is to reduce the stroke death rate to 33.8 deaths per 100,000 population.
Technical Note:  The distribution is based on data from 67 Florida counties.
Source: Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics
URL of Source:   http://www.doh.state.fl.us/planning_eval/vital_statistics...
URL of Data:   http://www.floridacharts.com/charts/DataViewer/DeathViewe...
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: May 2013

Time Series Data

2006: 34 2007: 33.1 2008: 31.3 2009: 29.5 2010: 27.1 2011: 28.8 2012: 28.5

deaths/100,000 population


Indicates a change in methodology
2011 Rates calculated prior to 2011 do not reflect the population revisions made by the Florida Department of Health. The population data for 2001-2010, along with rates affected by the population data, were revised in August 2012.

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) by Gender

Female: 27.5 Male: 29.0 Overall: 28.5

deaths/100,000 population

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) by Race/Ethnicity

Black: 40.7 Hispanic: 25.4 White: 26.0 Overall: 28.5

deaths/100,000 population

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Unit: deaths/100,000 population
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Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke)

Value: 28.5 deaths/100,000 population
Measurement
Period:
2012
Location: County : Miami-Dade
Comparison: Prior Value
Categories: Health / Heart Disease & Stroke
Health / Mortality Data
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the age-adjusted death rate per 100,000 population due to cerebrovascular disease and stroke.
Why this is important: 
Cerebrovascular diseases rank third among the leading causes of death in the U.S. Cerebrovascular disease can cause a stroke. A stroke occurs when blood vessels carrying oxygen to the brain become blocked or burst, thereby cutting off the brain's supply of oxygen. Lack of oxygen causes brain cells to die which can lead to death or disability. Each year, approximately 795,000 people in the U.S. will suffer a new or recurrent stroke. Although people of all ages may have strokes, the risk more than doubles with each decade of life after age 55. The most important modifiable risk factors for stroke are high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes mellitus.
The Healthy People 2020 national health target is to reduce the stroke death rate to 33.8 deaths per 100,000 population.
Technical Note:  The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Source: Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics
URL of Source:   http://www.doh.state.fl.us/planning_eval/vital_statistics...
URL of Data:   http://www.floridacharts.com/charts/DataViewer/DeathViewe...
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: May 2013

Time Series Data

2006: 34 2007: 33.1 2008: 31.3 2009: 29.5 2010: 27.1 2011: 28.8 2012: 28.5

deaths/100,000 population


Indicates a change in methodology
2011 Rates calculated prior to 2011 do not reflect the population revisions made by the Florida Department of Health. The population data for 2001-2010, along with rates affected by the population data, were revised in August 2012.

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) by Gender

Female: 27.5 Male: 29.0 Overall: 28.5

deaths/100,000 population

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) by Race/Ethnicity

Black: 40.7 Hispanic: 25.4 White: 26.0 Overall: 28.5

deaths/100,000 population

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Unit: deaths/100,000 population
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Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke)

Value: 28.5 deaths/100,000 population
Healthy People 2020 Target: 33.8 deaths/100,000 population
Measurement
Period:
2012
Location: County : Miami-Dade
Comparison: Healthy People 2020 Target
Categories: Health / Heart Disease & Stroke
Health / Mortality Data
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the age-adjusted death rate per 100,000 population due to cerebrovascular disease and stroke.
Why this is important: 
Cerebrovascular diseases rank third among the leading causes of death in the U.S. Cerebrovascular disease can cause a stroke. A stroke occurs when blood vessels carrying oxygen to the brain become blocked or burst, thereby cutting off the brain's supply of oxygen. Lack of oxygen causes brain cells to die which can lead to death or disability. Each year, approximately 795,000 people in the U.S. will suffer a new or recurrent stroke. Although people of all ages may have strokes, the risk more than doubles with each decade of life after age 55. The most important modifiable risk factors for stroke are high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes mellitus.
The Healthy People 2020 national health target is to reduce the stroke death rate to 33.8 deaths per 100,000 population.
Source: Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics
URL of Source:   http://www.doh.state.fl.us/planning_eval/vital_statistics...
URL of Data:   http://www.floridacharts.com/charts/DataViewer/DeathViewe...
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: May 2013

Time Series Data

2006: 34 2007: 33.1 2008: 31.3 2009: 29.5 2010: 27.1 2011: 28.8 2012: 28.5

deaths/100,000 population


Indicates a change in methodology
2011 Rates calculated prior to 2011 do not reflect the population revisions made by the Florida Department of Health. The population data for 2001-2010, along with rates affected by the population data, were revised in August 2012.

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) by Gender

Female: 27.5 Male: 29.0 Overall: 28.5

deaths/100,000 population

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) by Race/Ethnicity

Black: 40.7 Hispanic: 25.4 White: 26.0 Overall: 28.5

deaths/100,000 population

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