Hospitalizations

Overall Trend
  • In 2017, there were 1503 hospitalizations due to cardiovascular disease among Chatham-Kent residents.
  • The rate was 1101.8 (1043.9, 1157.7) per 100,000 which was significantly higher than the rate of 902.6 (897.9, 907.3) per 100,000 for Ontario.
  • Over time, rates provincially and locally have decreased with rates for Chatham-Kent being higher than the province overall.
Age-standardized hospitalization rate for cardiovascular disease, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2003-2017
Age-standardized hospitalization rate for cardiovascular disease, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2003-2017
By Age Group
  • Above the age of 20, hospitalization rates increased significantly with increasing age.
  • In Chatham-Kent, those younger than 20 and those 45 to 74 experienced significantly higher rates compared to Ontarians of the same age groups.
Hospitalization rate for cardiovascular disease, by age, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2017
Hospitalization rate for cardiovascular disease, by age, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2017
By Sex
  • Males experienced significantly higher hospitalization rates compared to females.
  • Rates among Chatham-Kent males and females were significantly higher than provincial rates.
Age-standardized hospitalization rate for cardiovascular disease, by sex, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2017
Age-standardized hospitalization rate for cardiovascular disease, by sex, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2017

Mortality

Overall Trend
  • In 2015, there were 295 deaths due to cardiovascular disease among Chatham-Kent residents.
  • The mortality rate was 201.9 (178.4, 225.3) per 100,000 which was significantly higher than the rate of 170.0 (167.9, 172.1) per 100,000 for Ontario.
  • Over time, rates have declined locally and provincially, with rates for Chatham-Kent generally significantly higher than rates for Ontario.
Age-standardized mortality rate for cardiovascular disease, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2003-2015
Age-standardized mortality rate for cardiovascular disease, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2003-2015
By Age Group
  • Mortality rates increased significantly with increasing age.
  • The mortality rate among Chatham-Kent residents 75 years and older was significantly higher than the rate among Ontarians of the same age group.
Mortality rate for cardiovascular disease, by age, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015
Mortality rate for cardiovascular disease, by age, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015
By Sex
  • Males experienced significantly higher mortality rates compared to females.
  • The mortality rate among Chatham-Kent males was significantly higher than the provincial rate.
Age-standardized mortality rate for cardiovascular, by sex, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015
Age-standardized mortality rate for cardiovascular, by sex, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015