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Heart Disease Mortality Data Trends for 2000-2008                                                                           DS 10-10002

County of Residence Populations

Fifty-four of California’s fifty-eight counties had reliable age-adjusted heart disease death rates every year from 2000 through 2008.  Kern County had the highest average age-adjusted death rate, and Marin County had the lowest average rate during the nine-year period. 

Refer to Table 4 (PDF)Opens a new browser window., Table 5 (PDF)Opens a new browser window., and Table 6 (PDF)Opens a new browser window. for detailed counts of deaths, age-adjusted rates, and 95 percent confidence intervals by county of residence.  Trend charts showing age-adjusted heart disease death rates by county are accessible through the links provided below.

Statistically significant decreasing trends in heart disease death rates were seen in 40 counties.  The largest numerical and percentage decreases occurred in Sutter County, which showed a drop of 46.1 percent from 2000 to 2008.

Alameda (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Contra Costa (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Del Norte (PDF)Opens a new browser window. El Dorado (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Fresno (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Imperial (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Kern (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Lake (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Lassen (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Los Angeles (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Madera (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Marin (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Monterey (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Napa (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Orange (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Placer (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Plumas (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Riverside (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Sacramento (PDF)Opens a new browser window. San Benito (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
San Bernardino (PDF)Opens a new browser window. San Diego (PDF)Opens a new browser window. San Francisco (PDF)Opens a new browser window. San Joaquin (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
San Luis Obispo (PDF)Opens a new browser window. San Mateo (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Santa Barbara (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Santa Clara (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Santa Cruz (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Siskiyou (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Solano (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Sonoma (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Stanislaus (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Sutter (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Tehama (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Tulare (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Tuolumne (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Ventura (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Yolo (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Yuba (PDF)Opens a new browser window.

Fourteen counties exhibited rates that were reliable each year but did not show statistically significant trends.

Amador (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Butte (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Calaveras (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Colusa (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Glenn (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Humboldt (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Inyo (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Kings (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Mariposa (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Mendocino (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Merced (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Nevada (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Shasta (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Trinity (PDF)Opens a new browser window.

Four counties had rates that were unreliable or no events during one or more of the years studied.  Graphs are provided for these counties, but no trend analysis was conducted.  This information should be interpreted with caution.

Alpine (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Modoc (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Mono (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Sierra (PDF)Opens a new browser window.

See the Technical Notes for information about rate calculation and trend analysis.  A map of California is located here.

Read More: 
At a Glance
Background
California Total Population
Male and Female Populations
Race/Ethnic Group Differences 
Sex Differences Within Race/Ethnic Groups
County of Residence Populations 
Tables (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Technical Notes  
References 
Vital Statistics Query System 

Helpful Resources
American Heart Association
Centers for Disease Control Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
California Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program

  

 
 
Last modified on: 11/19/2014 10:52 AM