HEALTH INSURANCE TRANSFORMATION
PACE & PERFORMANCE MEASURES
Premature Death Due to Cardiovascular Disease
in Connecticut - Overall
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Tracking statewide Years of Potential Lives Lost (YPLL) due to cardiovascular disease is a population health measure required by the SIM Test grant. The plan for improving population health utilizes and builds upon the DPH’s recent State Health Assessment, State Health Improvement Plan (Healthy Connecticut 2020) and the state Chronic Disease Prevention Plan.
Premature Death Due to Cardiovascular Disease Definition: Cardiovascular disease is any health problem that includes the heart or blood vessels. It is the leading cause of death in the US. This measure estimates the number of Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) for persons dying before age 75 due to premature death related to cardiovascular disease.
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