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Hospitalizations for Heart Attack

Older woman laying in hospital bedThis indicator uses data collected by hospitals. It can be used to identify trends in the occurrence of heart attacks. The data are organized by different variables to help estimate the number of hospital admissions for heart attacks. The variables include time periods, age groups, and geographic areas such as states and counties. Hospitalization data for heart attacks do not include individuals who do not receive medical care or who are not admitted into the hospital. This includes people who die in emergency rooms, in nursing homes, or at home without being admitted to a hospital. In addition, the data do not include people treated in outpatient settings like urgent care centers, ambulances, or rehabilitation centers. Variation in diagnostic procedure, the coding of heart attacks, and medical care access influence differences in heart attack rates by time and area.

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