Acute Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)

What data about acute myocardial infarction are available on the data portal?

Photo of a man having a heart attack

  • Hospitalization counts and rates for acute myocardial infarction for single and combined years for 2001-2016.

When possible, data may be explored by sex, age groups and transfer status for the following geographic breakdowns.

  • Towns
  • Counties
  • State

At the state and county level, data are available for single and combined years for 2001-2016. For towns, data are available for the years 2010-2014 combined.

A heart attack is a serious condition that typically leads to an emergency situation. 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. 

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Where can I find more information about myocardial infarction?