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Figure 30
Mortality Due to Heart Disease and Stroke By Education Level

Education Level Age-Adjusted Mortality Rate
(per 100,000 population)
Less Than High School  
     CHD 88
     Stroke 21
High School Graduate  
     CHD 75
     Stroke 16
At Least Some College  
     CHD 33
     Stroke 7

Source: CDC Wonder. DATA2010...the Healthy People 2010 Database. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, January 2004

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