Distinct causes of death in the United States by state 2001-2010

Most distinct causes of death in U.S. states between 2001 and 2010*

Distinct causes of death in the United States by state 2001-2010 This statistic displays the most distinct causes of death in U.S. states between 2001 and 2010. During this time, the most distinct cause of death in Alabama was due to accidental discharge of firearms, causing 348 deaths. However, cardiovascular disease and cancer are the main causes of death in the United States.
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Most distinct causes of death in U.S. states between 2001 and 2010*

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State (Cause of death)Number of deaths
Alabama (accidental discharge of firearms)348
Alaska (water, air and apce, and other and unspecified transport accidents)270
Arizona (discharge of firearms, undetermined intent)147
Arkansas (discharge of firearms, undetermined intent)73
California (hyperplasia of prostate)937
Colorado (atherosclerosis)3,457
Connecticut (inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs)19
Delaware (atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease)3,299
District of Columbia (HIV)1,977
Florida (HIV)15,563
Georgia (unclassified symptoms, signs, abnormal clinical and laboratory findings)18,434
Hawaii (other nutritional deficiencies)26
Idaho (water, air and apce, and other and unspecified transport accidents)207
Illionois (other disorders of kidney)12
Indiana (other unspecified events of undetermined intent)1,717
Iowa (other and unspecified acute lower respiratory infections)26
Kansas (other and unspecified acute lower respiratory infections)46
Kentucky (pneumoconioses and chemical effects)449
Louisiana (syphilis)22
Maine (influenza)154
Maryland (other unspecified events of undetermined intent)6,588
Massachusetts (other unspecified events of undetermined intent)3,077
Michigan (Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease)37,292
Minnesota (other and unspecified acute lower respiratory infections)28
Mississippi (other and unspecified malignant neoplasms of lymphoid, hematopoietic and related tissue)18
Missouri (meningococcal infection)31
Montana (acute and rapidly progressive nephritic and nephrotic syndrome)11
Nebraska (other and unspecified acute lower respiratory infections)32
Nevada (legal intervention)82
New Hampshire (other nutritional deficiencies)14
New Jersey (septicemia)18,353
New Mexico (legal intervention)77
New York (inflammatory disease of female pelvic organs)97
North Carolina (other nutritinal deficiencies)103
North Dakota (influenza)83
Ohio (other and unspecified acute lower respiratory infections)73
Oklahoma (other acute ischemic heart diseases)8,623
Oregon (legal intervention)110
Pennsylvania (pneumoconioses and chemical effects)1,470
Rhode Island (other and unspecified events of undetermined intent)589
South Carolina (other acute ischemic heart diseases)2,094
South Dakota (influenza)141
Tennessee (accidental discharge of firearms)336
Texas (tuberculosis)679
Utah (other and unspecified events of undetermined intent)2,380
Vermont (other nutritional deficiencies)16
Virginia (other acute ischemic heart diseases)5,136
Washington (meningococcal infection)47
West Virginia (pneumoconioses and chemical effects)882
Wiconsin (other and unspecified acute lower respiratory infections)26
Wyoming (influenza)49
State (Cause of death)Number of deaths
Alabama (accidental discharge of firearms)348
Alaska (water, air and apce, and other and unspecified transport accidents)270
Arizona (discharge of firearms, undetermined intent)147
Arkansas (discharge of firearms, undetermined intent)73
California (hyperplasia of prostate)937
Colorado (atherosclerosis)3,457
Connecticut (inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs)19
Delaware (atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease)3,299
District of Columbia (HIV)1,977
Florida (HIV)15,563
Georgia (unclassified symptoms, signs, abnormal clinical and laboratory findings)18,434
Hawaii (other nutritional deficiencies)26
Idaho (water, air and apce, and other and unspecified transport accidents)207
Illionois (other disorders of kidney)12
Indiana (other unspecified events of undetermined intent)1,717
Iowa (other and unspecified acute lower respiratory infections)26
Kansas (other and unspecified acute lower respiratory infections)46
Kentucky (pneumoconioses and chemical effects)449
Louisiana (syphilis)22
Maine (influenza)154
Maryland (other unspecified events of undetermined intent)6,588
Massachusetts (other unspecified events of undetermined intent)3,077
Michigan (Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease)37,292
Minnesota (other and unspecified acute lower respiratory infections)28
Mississippi (other and unspecified malignant neoplasms of lymphoid, hematopoietic and related tissue)18
Missouri (meningococcal infection)31
Montana (acute and rapidly progressive nephritic and nephrotic syndrome)11
Nebraska (other and unspecified acute lower respiratory infections)32
Nevada (legal intervention)82
New Hampshire (other nutritional deficiencies)14
New Jersey (septicemia)18,353
New Mexico (legal intervention)77
New York (inflammatory disease of female pelvic organs)97
North Carolina (other nutritinal deficiencies)103
North Dakota (influenza)83
Ohio (other and unspecified acute lower respiratory infections)73
Oklahoma (other acute ischemic heart diseases)8,623
Oregon (legal intervention)110
Pennsylvania (pneumoconioses and chemical effects)1,470
Rhode Island (other and unspecified events of undetermined intent)589
South Carolina (other acute ischemic heart diseases)2,094
South Dakota (influenza)141
Tennessee (accidental discharge of firearms)336
Texas (tuberculosis)679
Utah (other and unspecified events of undetermined intent)2,380
Vermont (other nutritional deficiencies)16
Virginia (other acute ischemic heart diseases)5,136
Washington (meningococcal infection)47
West Virginia (pneumoconioses and chemical effects)882
Wiconsin (other and unspecified acute lower respiratory infections)26
Wyoming (influenza)49
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This statistic displays the most distinct causes of death in U.S. states between 2001 and 2010. During this time, the most distinct cause of death in Alabama was due to accidental discharge of firearms, causing 348 deaths. However, cardiovascular disease and cancer are the main causes of death in the United States.
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