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Deaths by State: 2007

The following table lists the number of deaths (in thousands) and the death rate per 1,000 people for every state in the U.S. for 2007.

Area 2007
number
Rate
United States1 2,433 8.0
Alabama 46.6 10.0
Alaska 3.4 5
Arizona 46 7.2
Arkansas 28 9.9
California2 --- ---
Colorado 30 6.1
Connecticut 28.6 8.1
Delaware 7.3 8.4
District of Columbia 5.1 8.8
Florida 168 9.2
Georgia --- ---
Hawaii 9.4 7.4
Idaho 10.8 7.2
Illinois2 100.3 7.8
Indiana 54.1 8.5
Iowa 27.2 9.1
Kansas 24.4 8.8
Kentucky 40.1 9.4
Louisiana 39.7 9.2
Maine 12.5 9.4
Maryland 43.7 7.7
Massachusetts 52.9 8.2
Michigan 86.7 8.6
Minnesota 37.1 7.1
Mississippi 28.2 9.6
Missouri 54.1 9.2
Montana 8.6 9.0
Nebraska 15.2 8.6
Nevada 18.6 7.2
New Hampshire 10.3 7.8
New Jersey2 69.6 8.0
New Mexico 15 7.8
New York 147.7 7.6
North Carolina 76 8.3
North Dakota 5.5 8.7
Ohio 106.5 9.3
Oklahoma 36 9.9
Oregon 31.4 8.3
Pennsylvania 125.2 10
Rhode Island 9.7 9.2
South Carolina 39.5 8.8
South Dakota 6.8 8.5
Tennessee 57 9.3
Texas --- ---
Utah 14.1 5.3
Vermont 5.2 8.3
Virginia 58.2 7.5
Washington 47.3 7.3
West Virginia 21 11.6
Wisconsin 46.2 8.2
Wyoming 4.2 8.1
     
Puerto Rico 28.9 7.3
Virgin Islands 7 6.3
Guam 7.8 4.5
American Samoa 2.5 3.9
Northern Marianas 1.4 1.6
NOTE: Preliminary data.
1. Excludes data for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and Northern Marianas.
2. California, Georgia, and Texas data are not shown separately, but included in U.S. totals.
Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 58, No. 1, August 19, 2009.

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