Figure 10: Age-standardised avoidable mortality rates for cardiovascular diseases by sex
Wales, 2001 to 2016
Source: Office for National Statistics
Figures are for deaths registered in each calendar year.
Figures for Wales exclude deaths of non-residents.
Age-standardised mortality rates are expressed per 100,000 population and standardised to the 2013 European Standard Population. Age-standardised mortality rates are used to allow comparison between populations which may contain different proportions of people of different ages.
Deprivation deciles are based on the Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation (WIMD) which is the official measure of relative deprivation. IMD 2005 was used for data years 2001 to 2006, IMD 2008 was used for years 2007 to 2009, IMD 2011 was used for years 2010 to 2013 and IMD 2014 was used for years 2014 to 2016.
Decile 1 represents the most deprived and decile 10 represents the least deprived.