Deaths, by State

(number in thousands; rates per 1,000 population in each area)

Area 2005
number
Rate
United States1 2,432 8.2
Alabama 47 10.4
Alaska 3 4.4
Arizona 46 7.7
Arkansas 28 10.2
California2 232 6.4
Colorado 30 6.3
Connecticut 30 8.4
Delaware 7 8.8
District of Columbia 5 9.3
Florida 170 9.6
Georgia 66 7.2
Hawaii 9 7.2
Idaho 11 7.5
Illinois2 103 8.1
Indiana 55 8.8
Iowa 28 9.4
Kansas 25 9.0
Kentucky 40 9.7
Louisiana 42 9.3
Maine 13 9.7
Maryland 44 7.9
Massachusetts 53 8.3
Michigan 87 8.6
Minnesota 37 7.3
Mississippi 29 10.1
Missouri 55 9.4
Montana 8 9.0
Nebraska 15 8.5
Nevada 19 7.7
New Hampshire 10 7.6
New Jersey2 72 8.3
New Mexico 15 7.7
New York 154 8.0
North Carolina 75 8.6
North Dakota 6 9.1
Ohio 108 9.4
Oklahoma 36 10.2
Oregon 31 8.6
Pennsylvania 128 10.4
Rhode Island 10 9.4
South Carolina 37 8.8
South Dakota 7 9.1
Tennessee 57 9.6
Texas 155 6.8
Utah 13 5.4
Vermont 5 7.9
Virginia 58 7.6
Washington 46 7.3
West Virginia 21 11.4
Wisconsin 47 8.4
Wyoming 4 8.0
     
Puerto Rico 29 n.a.
Virgin Islands n.a. n.a.
Guam n.a. n.a.
American Samoa n.a. n.a.
Northern Marianas n.a. n.a.
NOTE: Preliminary data.
1. Excludes data for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and Northern Marianas.
2. Not shown separately, but included in U.S. totals.
Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 54, No. 20, August 21, 2007.

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Mortality Deaths by State, 2004
Deaths, by State

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