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Table 2 Proportion of all cardiovascular deaths (except stroke) coded to cardiovascular "garbage codes" by state – United States 1996

From: The burden of disease and injury in the United States 1996

State name % CV garbage State name % CV garbage State name % CV garbage
Alabama 37 Kentucky 25 North Dakota 19
Alaska 22 Louisiana 23 Ohio 25
Arizona 22 Maine 24 Oklahoma 18
Arkansas 21 Maryland 24 Oregon 23
California 18 Massachusetts 22 Pennsylvania 15
Colorado 26 Michigan 19 Rhode Island 20
Connecticut 29 Minnesota 35 South Carolina 21
Delaware 29 Mississippi 17 South Dakota 19
DC 28 Missouri 29 Tennessee 21
Florida 16 Montana 31 Texas 24
Georgia 30 Nebraska 34 Utah 24
Hawaii 28 Nevada 20 Vermont 26
Idaho 17 New Hampshire 17 Virginia 24
Illinois 19 New Jersey 37 Washington 26
Indiana 18 New Mexico 14 West Virginia 17
Iowa 20 New York 19 Wisconsin 21
Kansas 24 North Carolina 21 Wyoming 19