Indicators

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Data Years Number of Events Rate Number of Events Rate State Rate State Rate Trend Lines Comparison
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Causes of Death
All Causes 2003-2013 540,184 820.3 60,812 1,021.3 820.3 1,021.3
Heart Disease 2003-2013 142,931 212.7 15,027 264.6 212.7 264.6
All Cancers (Malignant Neoplasms) 2003-2013 122,786 186.0 13,681 231.1 186.0 231.1
Lung Cancer 2003-2013 38,777 58.6 3,852 64.4 58.6 64.4
Breast Cancer 2003-2013 8,567 13.1 1,242 20.2 13.1 20.2
Stroke/Other Cerebrovascular Disease 2003-2013 31,269 46.4 3,376 60.9 46.4 60.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 2003-2013 34,431 51.9 1,869 33.4 51.9 33.4
Total Unintentional Injuries 2003-2013 28,327 48.3 3,141 43.2 48.3 43.2
Pneumonia and Influenza 2003-2013 13,860 20.5 988 17.9 20.5 17.9
Diabetes Mellitus 2003-2013 13,289 20.1 2,498 43.4 20.1 43.4
Homicide 2003-2013 1,786 3.3 2,679 32.6 3.3 32.6
HIV/AIDS 2003-2013 614 1.1 572 7.9 1.1 7.9
Maternal Child Health Indicators
Out-of-Wedlock Births 2009-2013 102,066 33.5 45,720 78.3 33.5 78.3
Inadequate Prenatal Care 2009-2013 38,713 13.7 15,755 30.1 13.7 30.1
Low Birth Weight 2009-2013 21,165 7.0 8,049 13.8 7.0 13.8
Infant Deaths per 1000 2004-2013 3,687 5.9 1,645 13.9 5.9 13.9
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) per 1000 2004-2013 246 0.4 64 0.5 0.4 0.5  
Injuries
All Injuries 2009-2013 2,223,467 8,923.2 433,040 11,384.1 8,923.2 11,384.1
Bicyclist (Unintentional) 2009-2013 1,495 6.2 493 12.4 6.2 12.4
Firearm (Assault) 2009-2013 721 3.0 4,145 103.0 3.0 103.0
Pedestrian (Unintentional) 2009-2013 6,031 24.4 2,906 75.3 24.4 75.3
Physical Abuse 2009-2013 1,688 7.2 1,690 42.5 7.2 42.5
Sexual Abuse 2009-2013 1,263 5.5 893 21.1 5.5 21.1
Emergency Room Visits
All Diseases/Conditions 2009-2013 8,379,108 337.6 2,327,168 616.2 337.6 616.2
Alcohol/Drug Abuse 2009-2013 85,083 3.5 23,213 6.5 3.5 6.5
Asthma 2009-2013 73,778 3.1 69,307 17.4 3.1 17.4
Congestive Heart Failure 2009-2013 16,381 0.5 2,855 0.9 0.5 0.9
Diabetes Mellitus 2009-2013 39,244 1.5 16,339 4.9 1.5 4.9
Epilepsy 2009-2013 63,232 2.6 20,292 5.4 2.6 5.4
Hypertension 2009-2013 52,206 1.8 23,559 7.2 1.8 7.2
Eye Infections 2009-2013 52,124 2.2 30,351 7.6 2.2 7.6
Osteoarthritis 2009-2013 8,593 0.3 4,089 1.3 0.3 1.3
Schizophrenia 2009-2013 7,518 0.3 7,177 2.0 0.3 2.0

Death and injury rates are per year per 100,000 population and are age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 standard population.
Emergency Room rates are per year per 1,000 population and are age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 standard population.
A definition of each of the Maternal Child Health indicators along with how the corresponding rates are calculated can be found by clicking on the indicator in question. The Quick Reference to Indicator Rates gives a shortened version of indicator rate/ratios.
* Fewer than 20 events in numerator; rate is unstable.
Trends are available only if each 3-year period of the moving average has an average of 20 or more events.
Trends are available only if each 3-year period of the moving average has an average of 20 or more events.
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