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Term: Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Rates

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2014-05-21


The number of hospitalizations or deaths due to acute myocardial infarction (also known as heart attack) expressed as a rate per 1,000 residents aged 40 and older during two 5-year periods.

Please read the Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) glossary terms for an operational definition of AMI, including the ICD codes used to define AMI.

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  • Fransoo R, Martens P, The Need to Know Team, Prior H, Burchill C, Koseva I, Bailly A, Allegro E. The 2013 RHA Indicators Atlas. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2013. [Report] [Summary] [Additional Materials] (View)

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