Age-Adjusted total CVD mortality rates by Race/Ethnicity

Age-adjusted total CVD mortality rates per 100,000 people by race and ethnicity in 2008 and 2018.

  • Non-Hispanic Blacks had a rate of 340.1 in 2008 which declined to 289.9 in 2018.
  • Non-Hispanic Whites had a rate of 251.1 in 2008 which declined to 219.8 in 2018.
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native had a rate of 214.4 in 2008 which declined to 192.9 in 2018.

  • Hispanics had a rate of 190.8 in 2008 which declined to 158.3 in 2018.
  • Asian/Pacific Islanders had a rate of 156.5 in 2008 which declined to 127.5 in 2018.

Black adults are 32 percent are likely to die from CVD.

American Heart Association. Center for Health Metrics and Evaluation (CHME). Data Visualizations. https://aha2017chme.wpengine.com/datavisualization/. Accessed August 19, 2020.

American Heart Association. Center for Health Metrics and Evaluation (CHME). Data Visualizations. https://aha2017chme.wpengine.com/datavisualization/. Accessed August 19, 2020.