Term: Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Rates

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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