Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a narrowing of the small blood vessels that supply blood and oxygen to the heart. CHD is also called coronary artery disease or hardening of the arteries.
Heart disease is a leading cause of death for people in the United States and Florida. Heart disease and stroke continue to be major causes of disability and significant contributors to increases in health care costs in the United States.
In 2019, the age-adjusted rate per 100,000 population of Deaths from Coronary Heart Disease (All) in Alachua County was 72.0 compared to Florida at 88.6. Since the oldest age at death varies, an ending age of 999 is used to retrieve all records up to and including the oldest age.
Alachua County is in the first quartile for this measure. This means that relative to other counties in Florida, the situation occurs more often in about three quarters of the counties. The map illustrates county data by quartile. It is shown when there are at least 51 counties with data for this measure.Links: Healthy People 2030|Florida Health Resources
Age-adjusted Deaths from Coronary Heart Disease, Rate Per 100,000 Population, 2019
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Age-adjusted Deaths from Coronary Heart Disease, Rate Per 100,000 Population, Single Year