Table 1: Age-standardized and age-specific death rates for pulmonary hypertension as any contributing cause of death for groups defined by selected characteristics and by period: United States, 1999–2008.


Age-standardized†† death rate
  Asian/Pacific Islander2.62.52.8
  American Indian4.03.93.9
 Hispanic origin
Age-specific death rate
 0–44 yrs0.90.80.7
 45–54 yrs2.82.72.8
 55–64 yrs7.27.07.0
 65–74 yrs19.419.018.3
 75–84 yrs37.139.043.0
85 yrs60.867.480.0

Per 100,000 population; International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision Codes I27.0, I27.2, I27.8, and I27.9; ††to the 2000 U.S. standard population.