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Health Care Final 10-15-09 -   3.0 - Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention

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Health Care Final 10-15-09
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 3.0 - Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention

3.1 - Coronary Heart Disease Death Rates 108113DOHThe coronary heart disease death rate fell from 114.4 in 2006 to 112.7 per 100,000 in 2007. Washington appears to have a lower coronary heart disease death rate than the US rate. On track to meet the target of 108 by 2013. Data current as of January 2009.
3.2 - Hospitalization Rate Due to Falls for the 65+ Population1686.09 per 100,000 1,709.7 per 100,000DOHThe rate of hospitalizations for falls in 2008 decreased 1.0% from 2006 to 2008. While the rate has gone down, the number has increased by 632 because of the increasing population of those 65 and older. Target: 06/30/12. Current through 2008.
3.3 - Cancer: Rate of Death from Breast CancerBreast-21.3 per 100,000Breast-22.9 per 100,000DOHThere has been a 2.3% per year decrease for female breast cancer. Declines in cancer death rates indicate progress in cancer control, reflecting a combination of prevention, early detection and treatement. Current through 2007.