Deaths and Death Rates, by State: 1980 to 1993


[By State of residence. Excludes deaths of nonresidents of the United States, except as noted. Caution should be used in comparing death rates by State; rates are affected by the population composition of the area. See also Appendix III]

                                 NUMBER OF DEATHS (1,000)             |         RATE PER 1,000 POPULATION(2)
                         1980  1985  1989  1990  1991  1992  1993,    | 1980  1985  1989  1990  1991  1992  1993,
DIVISION AND STATE                                           prel.(1) |                                      prel.(1)
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United States.......... 1,990 2,086 2,150 2,148 2,165 2,176  2,268       8.8   8.8   8.7   8.6   8.6   8.5   8.8
Mountain ..............    80    88    95    97    99   103    108       7.0   6.9   7.1   7.1   7.1   7.2   7.3 
 Montana ..............     7     7     7     7     7     7      8       8.5   8.2   8.4   8.6   8.7   8.6   8.9 
 Idaho ................     7     7     7     7     8     8      8       7.2   7.2   7.5   7.4   7.5   7.4   7.6 
 Wyoming...............     3     3     3     3     3     3      4       6.9   6.6   7.1   7.1   6.9   7.1   7.5 
 Colorado .............    19    20    21    22    22    22     24       6.6   6.3   6.5   6.6   6.6   6.5   6.7 
 New Mexico............     9    10    11    11    11    11     12       7.0   6.8   7.0   7.0   7.2   7.1   7.3 
 Arizona ..............    21    25    28    29    29    31     32       7.9   7.7   7.8   7.9   7.8   8.1   8.2 
 Utah .................     8     9     9     9     9    10     10       5.6   5.5   5.4   5.3   5.2   5.4   5.5
 Nevada ...............     6     7     9     9     9    10     11       7.4   7.6   7.6   7.8   7.2   7.7   7.8
 


Notes: (1) Includes deaths of nonresidents. (2) Rates based on enumerated resident population as of April 1 for 1980; and 1990; estimated resident population as of July 1 for all other years.

Source: Table No. 119 of the on Statistical Abstract of the United States: 1995 located at the U.S. Bureau of the Census web site.

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