Chronic ConditionsKitsap County, Washington
Six in ten Americans live with at least one chronic disease, like heart disease, cancer, stroke, or diabetes. These and other chronic diseases are the leading causes of death and disability in America, and they are also a leading driver of health care costs. (Source: CDC)
State-level data from the CDC's most recent Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey shows chronic disease prevalence in your state. More granular data from the CDC Wonder database shows mortality from these diseases at the county level.
Data from CDC Wonder shows mortality rates for various chronic diseases. Chronic lower respiratory disease includes both asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Additional details about these indicators can be found in the "About the Data" section below. Note that the CDC does not report death counts fewer than 10; data may be unavailable for counties with small populations.
About the Data
• State-level prevalence estimates are from the CDC's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.
• Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality data was queried from CDC Wonder based on the following parameters: Underlying Cause of Death, ICD-10 codes: J40-J47.
• Diabetes mortality, also from CDC Wonder, uses Multiple (not underlying) Cause of Death to more broadly capture cases where diabetes may contribute to mortality. It uses ICD-10 codes ICD-10 codes: E10-E14.
• Heart disease mortality, also from CDC Wonder, uses Underlying Cause of Death, ICD-10 codes: I00-I02, I05-I09, I11, I13, I20-I25, I26-I28, I30-I51.