Heart Attack Data

Why is heart attack data important?

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Among Washington's population 35 years of age and older, men are hospitalized for heart attacks at nearly twice the rate of women.

Air pollution is one of many factors that impacts heart health. Exposure to fine particle pollution contributes to cardiovascular disease and death. People who breath in higher levels of fine particle pollution over a long time have more heart problems, like heart attacks, than people who breath in less of this kind of pollution.

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Heart Attack Deaths

Heart Attack Hospitalizations

Additional Resources

Health of Washington State Report: Coronary Heart Disease

Heart Disease Program

Heart Attacks - CDC

Hearth Disease and Stroke Prevention - CDC

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