A heart attack is a serious condition that typically requires emergency care. Tracking hospitalizations resulting from heart attacks can be used to examine possible time trends, seasonal trends, geographic differences, and to evaluate these differences by age, race and gender.
What data are available?
Maine tracks the following measures associated with heart attack:
Where can I find more information about heart attacks?
- Find data from other states about myocardial infarction on the National Tracking Network.
- Learn more about prevention of heart disease in Maine from the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Get information about heart disease from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Find additional county level data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention interactive atlas of heart disease and stroke.