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CHARTing Health Information for Texas-->Data by Cause of Illness or Death-->Cardiovascular Disease & Stroke

For occupational exposures or risks resulting in cardiovascular disease, see Environmental/Occupational Exposure Information.
For reports from specific areas of the state, see Regional Web Sites.

Morbidity (Incidence)

HCUP Hospitalizations
Produced by: US Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
Geographic coverage: State level
Dates of coverage: 2007

Select: Choose the State Statistics on All Stays for TX data, then select Researcher, Medical Professional.
Includes: Statistics by specific diagnoses (you will need to know the ICD-9 code; see section 4 for codes); statistics on all hospital stays; trends; rank order by diagnosis or procedure.
Other Information: See the description of the State Inpatient Database to learn more about data elements in the SID as well as how the SID can be used.

SMART: Selected Metropolitan/Micropolitan Area Risk Trends (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention; currently only Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan Division and Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land Metropolitan Statistical Area; Harris County and Dallas County; 2002-2006)
MMSAs are selected on the basis of having had 500 or more respondents to the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). Access Local Area Health Risk Data or Local Area Quick-View Charts. Metropolitan statistical areas are a group of counties that contain at least one urbanized area of 50,000 or more inhabitants. Metropolitan divisions are a smaller group of counties within a metropolitan statistical area of 2.5 million or more inhabitants. Includes asthma, diabetes, and obesity.

Cardiovascular Disease in Texas Data & Surveillance (Texas Department of State Health Services)

Hospital Compare (US Health & Human Services; October 2005 through September 2006; hospital level data)
"This website was created through the efforts of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) along with the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA). The HQA is a public-private collaboration established to promote reporting on hospital quality of care. The HQA consists of organizations that represent consumers, hospitals, doctors, employers, accrediting organizations, and Federal agencies. The information on this website can be used by any adult needing hospital care." Includes data on Surgical Infection Prevention, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, and Pneumonia.

Indicators of Inpatient Care in Texas Hospitals, 2003 (TX Health Care Information Collection (TDSHS); 2003; Hospital-level data; pdf document)

Mortality (Deaths)

See also Mortality Links for interactive sites to create tables by sex, race/ethnicity, age, and geography.

 

Hospital Compare (US Health & Human Services; October 2005 through September 2006; hospital level data)
"This website was created through the efforts of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) along with the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA). The HQA is a public-private collaboration established to promote reporting on hospital quality of care. The HQA consists of organizations that represent consumers, hospitals, doctors, employers, accrediting organizations, and Federal agencies. The information on this website can be used by any adult needing hospital care."

Heart Disease and Stroke Maps (US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention; 2000 to 2006; state and county level data)

  • Interactive State Maps (state and county level data)
  • Additional maps for 35+ & 65+ are available for all groups, by race/ethnicity, and for both stroke and heart disease

Cardiovascular Disease in Texas Data & Surveillance (Texas Department of State Health Services)

Indicators of Inpatient Care in Texas Hospitals, 2003 (TX Health Care Information Collection (TDSHS); 2003; Hospital-level data; pdf document)

Stroke and Heart Disease Mortality (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; 1996 to 2002 and 1991 to 1995; County and State level data)
Select Texas, then select the cause of death (heart disease or stroke). Data is available for 1996 to 2002 combined and 1991 to 1995 combined. Data is shown by age-adjusted death rate (2000 standard).

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Last updated 5/25/2010