States Where Alzheimer’s Causes the Most Deaths

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45. Wyoming
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 165.5 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 9.4% (18th highest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 16.2% (14th highest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 31.5% (24th lowest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 57.2% (8th lowest)

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44. New Jersey
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 165.8 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 7.5% (9th lowest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 10.8% (2nd lowest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 34.2% (14th highest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 61.4% (23rd highest)

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43. Florida
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 168.3 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 8.4% (19th lowest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 14.9% (25th lowest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 2.9% (13th lowest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 60.4% (21st lowest)

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42. Pennsylvania
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 170.6 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 9.0% (20th highest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 13.9% (14th lowest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 35.0% (10th highest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 59.4% (18th lowest)

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41. Montana
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 176.3 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 8.4% (19th lowest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 15.3% (24th highest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 29.1% (15th lowest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 54.0% (2nd lowest)