37 Counties Where People Die Young

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St. Francis (Todd County), South Dakota
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7. Todd County, South Dakota
> Pct. of deaths under 35 yrs.: 18.6%
> Total number of deaths 2009-2013: 436
> Total deaths under 35 yrs. 2009-2013: 81
> Life expectancy: 73.3 years

Coming in for a landing in Kotzebue, Alaska
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6. Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska
> Pct. of deaths under 35 yrs.: 20.5%
> Total number of deaths 2009-2013: 219
> Total deaths under 35 yrs. 2009-2013: 45
> Life expectancy: 77.8 years

Nome, Alaska cemetery
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5. Nome, Alaska
> Pct. of deaths under 35 yrs.: 21.0%
> Total number of deaths 2009-2013: 367
> Total deaths under 35 yrs. 2009-2013: 77
> Life expectancy: 77.8 years

Oglala, South Dakota
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4. Oglala Lakota County, South Dakota
> Pct. of deaths under 35 yrs.: 22.5%
> Total number of deaths 2009-2013: 605
> Total deaths under 35 yrs. 2009-2013: 136
> Life expectancy: 73.7 years

Bethel, Alaska
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3. Bethel, Alaska
> Pct. of deaths under 35 yrs.: 22.9%
> Total number of deaths 2009-2013: 498
> Total deaths under 35 yrs. 2009-2013: 114
> Life expectancy: 77.9 years