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Aortic Aneurysm Age-Adjusted Death Rate
This indicator shows the age-adjusted death rate per 100,000 population due to an aortic aneurysm. An aortic aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge in the aorta, the large artery that carries blood from the heart through the chest and torso. Aortic aneurysms were the primary cause of 10,597 deaths and a contributing cause in more than 17,215 deaths in the United States in 2009. About two-thirds of people who have an aortic dissection are male.
Measurement Period: 2009-2011
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Peers included in this indicator:
- Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics.
Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.
This county has 39 peer counties
Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 52
were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age, Population Density
All Peer Counties for Adams
St. Francis, AR;
Jefferson Davis, LA;
St. Martin, LA;
Pearl River, MS;
Jim Wells, TX;