About Cardiovascular Disease Data

About our cardiovascular disease data

Our cardiovascular disease data come from hospitalizations and this indicator estimates the number and rate. The cardiovascular disease data include:

  • Health outcome (heart attack)
  • State and county of residence
  • Year of hospitalization

Our cardiovascular disease data do not include:

  • Out-of-state residents whose illness occurred in Tennessee
  • Tennessee residents whose illness occurred out-of-state
  • Counts less than or equal to 10┬áper county per year