States Where Alzheimer’s Causes the Most Deaths

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50. New York
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 102.9 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 8.1% (15th lowest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 15.1% (25th highest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 33.3% (18th highest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 61.3% (24th highest)

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49. Maryland
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 136 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 7.6% (10th lowest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 13.4% (10th lowest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 31.6% (25th highest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 63.9% (12th highest)

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48. Massachusetts
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 145.4 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 8.7% (23rd lowest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 17.2% (11th highest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 33.3% (18th highest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 61.0% (25th lowest)

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47. Hawaii
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 157.5 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 6.1% (3rd lowest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 7.6% (the lowest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 25.3% (6th lowest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 55.3% (3rd lowest)

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46. Connecticut
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 158.8 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 7.3% (6th lowest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 14.0% (15th lowest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 30.5% (19th lowest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 60.3% (20th lowest)