Cardiovascular Disease in Vermont
Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), or heart disease, is a serious health condition that affects over 42,000 Vermonters a year. It is a leading cause of death among Vermonters and in the U.S. overall. Many chronic diseases, including CVD, are preventable, but not all. Learn about individual risk and how the Health Department is helping individuals prevent CVD.
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Cardiovascular Disease Surveillance Reports
The Heart Disease and Diabetes Data Pages are designed to provide a comprehensive overview of high cholesterol, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, prediabetes, diabetes, and their associated risk factors among Vermont adults from all relevant surveillance sources. The pages provide demographic breakdowns, trends, and equity impacts for all topics. They are useful to those interested in chronic health conditions in Vermont. Last published February 2023.
This small document captures the most important measures to track the progress of cardiovascular disease (heart disease) prevention. It includes baseline numbers from when tracking began, the most current values available from each respective data source, and the target value that the prevention program is working to reach. Last published August, 2019.
Data Briefs are typically, two-page publications that provide detailed information on a surveillance-specific topic specific.
|Health Systems Approaches to Preventing and Managing Diabetes and Heart Disease||10/04/2022|
|Managing Diabetes and Heart Disease||09/24/2019|
|Chronic Disease in Vermont||07/05/2019|
|Cardiovascular Disease Risk||08/21/2018|
|Chronic Disease and Low Socio-Economic Status||01/17/2018|
|Cardiovascular Disease in Vermont||08/08/2017|
|Cardiovascular Events Among Adults with Diagnosed Hypertension||10/28/2016|
|Youth Heart Health||03/01/2013|
|Cardiovascular Disease in Vermonters||02/01/2013|
|Cardiovascular Disease Prevention||03/01/2013|
Map of Heart Disease and Stroke Death Rates
The numbers in these charts may be slightly different from what the Health Department reports elsewhere. This is because the calculation methods used by the CDC are different from how the Health Department regularly calculates death rates.
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