Hospitalizations

Overall Trend
  • In 2017, there were 556 hospitalizations due to ischemic heart among Chatham-Kent residents.
  • The rate was 405.0 (370.7, 439.3) per 100,000 which was significantly higher than the rate of 299.9 (297.2, 302.7) per 100,000 for Ontario.
  • Over time, rates provincially and locally have decreased, with rates in Chatham-Kent being higher than the province overall.
Age-standardized hospitalization rate for ischemic heart disease, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2003-2017
Age-standardized hospitalization rate for ischemic heart disease, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2003-2017
By Age Group
  • Hospitalization rates increased significantly with increasing age.
  • In Chatham-Kent, those 45 and older experienced significantly higher rates compared to Ontarians of the same age groups.
Hospitalization rate for ischemic heart disease, by age, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2017
Hospitalization rate for ischemic heart 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 ischemic heart disease, by sex, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2017
Age-standardized hospitalization rate for ischemic heart disease, by sex, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2017

Mortality

Overall Trend
  • In 2015, there were 154 deaths due to ischemic heart disease among Chatham-Kent residents.
  • The mortality rate was 104.3 (87.5, 121.1) per 100,000 which was not significantly different than the rate of 87.7 (86.2, 89.2) per 100,000 for Ontario.
  • Over time, rates have declined locally and provincially, with rates for Chatham-Kent generally being higher than rates for Ontario.
Age-standardized mortality rate for ischemic heart disease, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2003-2015
Age-standardized mortality rate for ischemic heart disease, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2003-2015
By Age Group
  • Mortality rates increased significantly with increasing age.
Mortality rate for ischemic heart disease, by age, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015
Mortality rate for ischemic heart disease, by age, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015
By Sex
  • Males experienced significantly higher mortality rates compared to females.
Age-standardized mortality rate for ischemic heart disease, by sex, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015
Age-standardized mortality rate for ischemic heart disease, by sex, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015