States With the Most Premature Death

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40. Utah
> Deaths before age 75: 292.4 per 100,000 residents
> Vehicle fatalities: 9.2 per 100,000 residents (12th lowest)
> Drug overdose fatalities: 22.4 per 100,000 residents (19th highest)
> Adult smoking rate: 8.8% (the lowest)
> Adult obesity rate: 25.3% (10th lowest)

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39. Rhode Island
> Deaths before age 75: 301.7 per 100,000 residents
> Vehicle fatalities: 4.8 per 100,000 residents (the lowest)
> Drug overdose fatalities: 30.8 per 100,000 residents (8th highest)
> Adult smoking rate: 14.4% (11th lowest)
> Adult obesity rate: 27.2% (17th lowest)

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38. New Hampshire
> Deaths before age 75: 301.8 per 100,000 residents
> Vehicle fatalities: 10.2 per 100,000 residents (17th lowest)
> Drug overdose fatalities: 39.0 per 100,000 residents (3rd highest)
> Adult smoking rate: 18.0% (20th highest)
> Adult obesity rate: 27.9% (19th lowest)

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37. Wisconsin
> Deaths before age 75: 303.1 per 100,000 residents
> Vehicle fatalities: 10.5 per 100,000 residents (18th lowest)
> Drug overdose fatalities: 19.3 per 100,000 residents (25th lowest)
> Adult smoking rate: 17.1% (25th lowest)
> Adult obesity rate: 30.6% (18th highest)

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36. Idaho
> Deaths before age 75: 306.6 per 100,000 residents
> Vehicle fatalities: 15.0 per 100,000 residents (15th highest)
> Drug overdose fatalities: 15.2 per 100,000 residents (16th lowest)
> Adult smoking rate: 14.5% (12th lowest)
> Adult obesity rate: 28.6% (24th lowest)