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Indiana, 1999

TOTAL POPULATION NUMBER AGE-ADJUSTED
RATE
Diseases of the Heart 16,734   285.5  
Malignant Neoplasms 12,788   217.2  
Cerebrovascular Dis.-Strokes 3,965   67.8  
Chronic Lower Respiratory Dis. 3,014   51.3  
Accidents 2,252   38.0  
All Causes 54,761   932.3  
         

TOTAL MALE

NUMBER AGE-ADJUSTED
RATE
Diseases of the Heart 7,980   353.0  
Malignant Neoplasms 6,655   276.4  
Cerebrovascular Dis.-Strokes 1,483   65.4  
Chronic Lower Respiratory Dis. 1,435   66.8  
Accidents 1,389   52.2  
All Causes 26,281   1,127.4  
         

TOTAL FEMALE

NUMBER AGE-ADJUSTED
RATE
Diseases of the Heart 8,754   235.7  
Malignant Neoplasms 6,132   179.3  
Cerebrovascular Dis.-Strokes 2,530   67.1  
Chronic Lower Respiratory Dis. 1,531   43.2  
Accidents 878   24.8  
All Causes 28,479   790.0  
         
TOTAL NON-HISPANIC NUMBER AGE-ADJUSTED
RATE
Diseases of the Heart 16,555   285.8  
Malignant Neoplasms 12,674   218.1  
Cerebrovascular Dis.-Strokes 3,922   67.8  
Chronic Lower Respiratory Dis. 2,922   51.6  
Accidents 2,175   37.5  
All Causes 54,077   933.0  
         
TOTAL NON-HISPANIC MALE NUMBER AGE-ADJUSTED
RATE
Diseases of the Heart 7,869   353.4  
Malignant Neoplasms 6,579   277.3  
Cerebrovascular Dis.-Strokes 1,472   65.8  
Chronic Lower Respiratory Dis. 1,413   66.9  
Accidents 1,334   51.5  
All Causes 25,873   1,128.6  
         
TOTAL NON-HISPANIC FEMALE NUMBER AGE-ADJUSTED
RATE
Diseases of the Heart 8,686   236.3  
Malignant Neoplasms 6,094   180.4  
Cerebrovascular Dis.-Strokes 2,509   67.2  
Chronic Lower Respiratory Dis. 1,520   43.3  
Accidents 862   24.5  
All Causes 28,203   791.2  
         
TOTAL HISPANIC NUMBER AGE-ADJUSTED
RATE
Diseases of the Heart 126   176.1  
Malignant Neoplasms 87   112.7  
Cerebrovascular Dis.-Strokes 54   38.4  
Chronic Lower Respiratory Dis. 30   38.0  
Accidents 22   29.3  
All Causes 506   598.8  
         
TOTAL HISPANIC MALE NUMBER AGE-ADJUSTED
RATE
Diseases of the Heart 78   230.2  
Malignant Neoplasms 58   156.8  
Cerebrovascular Dis.-Strokes 40   53.7  
Chronic Lower Respiratory Dis. 15   u  
Accidents 15   u  
All Causes 303   716.9  
         
TOTAL HISPANIC FEMALE NUMBER AGE-ADJUSTED
RATE
Diseases of the Heart 48   128.7  
Malignant Neoplasms 29   73.1  
Cerebrovascular Dis.-Strokes 15   u  
Chronic Lower Respiratory Dis. 14   u  
Accidents 14   u  
All Causes 203   485.6  
         

Note: u = unstable
Source: ISDH, Epidemiology Resource Center, Data Analysis Team