disease statistics :
deals with applications of statistics to medicine and the health sciences, including epidemiology, public health, forensic medicine, and clinical research. Medical statistics has been a recognized branch of statistics in the UK for more than 40 years but the term does not appear to have come into general use in North America, where the wider term 'biostatistics' is more commonly used .However, "biostatistics" more commonly connotes all applications of statistics to biology.
Constantly newer and newer statistical ratios are being developed to help measure the changing Patterns of various disease and health conditions. Addition of HIV health indicators, counting radiation doses, forensic criminal investigation ratios are among the new ones. As such Medical Statistics remains a constantly changing field.
Heart Disease, Stroke and Cardiovascular-Related Hospitalizations
Public health tracking of heart disease and stroke is an essential part of reducing the disease burden in Connecticut, identifying high-risk groups, formulating health care policy, and evaluating our state’s progress in preventing this disease.
The objective of the Connecticut Heart Disease & Stroke Surveillance System (CHDSS) is to provide timely and relevant information about heart disease, stroke and their complications in Connecticut, as well as related risk factor information.
If you need current information regarding Connecticut deaths and hospitalizations due to heart disease and stroke and related conditions, prevalence data, and related reports. you cab visit:
1- Decline in Connecticut Resident Heart Disease Deaths (November 2011) (PDF, 22KB)
2- Decline in Connecticut Resident Stroke Deaths (December 2010), (PDF, 22KB)