Topic Area HDS - Heart Disease and Stroke

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Together, heart disease and stroke are among the most widespread and costly health problems facing the Nation today, accounting for more than $500 billion in health care expenditures and related expenses in 2010 alone. Fortunately, they are also among the most preventable.

Objective HDS-2
Coronary heart disease death rate (per 100,000) (age-adjusted to 2000 std population)
2020 Goal 2005-09 2006-10 2007-11 2008-12 2009-13
All Counties 103.4 143.9 136.6 130.4 124.8 120.1
Franklin County, PA 103.4 110.5 104.3 99.2 96.5 93.4

Objective HDS-3
Stroke death rate (per 100,000) (age-adjusted to 2000 std population)
2020 Goal 2005-09 2006-10 2007-11 2008-12 2009-13
All Counties 34.8 44.6 42.7 41.1 39.3 38.3
Franklin County, PA 34.8 38.6 37.2 34.4 30.9 31.5
Website Updated August 2016

Topic Area HDS - Heart Disease and Stroke

Courtesy: Healthy People 2020, <www.healthypeople.gov>