Heart Disease is an umbrella term for a variety of diseases that impair the normal functioning of the heart due to structural or functional abnormalities of the heart or of the blood vessels supplying the heart.
Department of Health Data
- See the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) and Deaths datasets.
- A large volume of tables including statistics on a variety of death topics.
Pennsylvania Vital Statistics
- An annual report of births, deaths, abortion, pregnancy, and population statistics.
- A report that tracks the progress of public health objectives in meeting their goals by the end of the decade.
External Data Sources
Heart Disease Fast Facts (CDC)
Heart Disease Facts and Statistics (CDC)
American Heart Association