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Cardiovascular Health Indicator
Measure: Heart Disease Hospitalization Rate
|Indicator||Date of Most Recent Measure||Current Measure||Trend|
|Age-adjusted hospitalization rate due to heart disease||2020||629.2
- In 2020, there were more than 43,000 hospitalizations of Minnesotans for heart disease, or a rate of more than 629 hospitalizations per 100,000 people.
- The total number of hospitalizations of Minnesotans due to heart disease declined through 2014, and rose by more than 14%, or more than 6,000 hospitalizations through 2019. In 2020, the number of hospitalizations declined sharply, a result of the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Although the number of hospitalizations has risen, the average annual hospitalization rate since 2015 was essentially stable through 2019, rising approximately 5%.
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