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Office of Women's Health > Publications > Women Count in Indiana > Women Count Components of Health & Well-Being Composite Index Components of Health & Well-Being Composite Index

INDICATOR

INDIANA UNITED STATES
Average Annual Mortality Rate Among Women
from Heart Disease (per 100,000), 1995 (a)
106.6 90.9*
Average Annual Mortality Rage Among Women
from Lung Cancer (per 100,000), 1991-95 (b)

      Among White Women (c)
      Among African American Women (c)

  
36.0

35.3
43.9

  
33.3

33.8
32.7

Average Annual Mortality Rate Among Women
from Breast Cancer (per 100,000), 1991-95 (b)

      Among White Women (c)
      Among African American Women (c)

  
25.7

25.7
29.7

  
26.0

25.6
31.5

Percent of Women Who Have Been Told
They Have Diabetes (d)
  
6.5%
  
5.9%*
Annual Average Incidence Rate of Chlamydia
Among Women (per 100,000), 1997 (e)
  
261.1
  
335.8
Average Annual Incidence Rate of AIDS Among
Women (per 100,000 adolescents and adults),
July 1998 through June 1999 (f)
  
  
1.8
  
  
9.4
Average Number of Days of Poor Mental Health
Among Women, 2000 (d)
  
4.1
  
3.8*
Average Annual Mortality Rate Among Women
from Suicide (per 100,000), 1995-97 (g)
  
3.6
  
3.9
Average Number of Days of Limited Activities
Among Women, 2000 (d)
  
3.4
  
3.5*

Note:
*  Median rate for the 50 states and the District of Columbia

Sources:
(a)  Centers for Disease Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health
Promotion. Chronic Diseases and Their Risk Factors. Atlanta, GA, 1998.
(b)  American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts and Figures 1999. Atlanta, GA, 1999.
(c)  American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts and Figures 2000. Atlanta, GA, 2000.
(d)  Centers for Disease Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health
Promotion. 2000 BRFSS Summary Prevalence Report. Atlanta, GA, 2001
(e)  Centers for Disease Control, Division of STD Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Disease
Surveillance, 1997. Atlanta, GA, 1998.
(f)  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service. HIV/AIDS
Surveillance Report, vol. 11, no. 1, Atlanta, GA, 1999.
(g)  Centers for Disease Control, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.
1995-1997, United States, Suicide Deaths and Rates per 100,000. 2000.
Tabel from website: webapp.cdc.gov/sasweb/ncipc/mortrate.html.

Table compiled by the Institute for Women's Policy Research, 2000, table 15 (p. 55).