States Where Alzheimer’s Causes the Most Deaths

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35. Alaska
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 203.5 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 8.8% (23rd highest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 11.2% (3rd lowest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 29.5% (18th lowest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 61.0% (25th lowest)

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34. Nebraska
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 205.7 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 8.8% (23rd highest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 14.4% (18th lowest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 32.6% (22nd highest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 59.0% (15th lowest)

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33. Rhode Island
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 206.7 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 7.8% (9th lowest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 14.2% (16th lowest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 32.7% (21st highest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 63.0% (15th highest)

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32. Virginia
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 209.9 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 8.6% (20th lowest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 13.2% (8th lowest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 34.7% (11th highest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 63.5% (13th highest)

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31. Delaware
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 213.5 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 8.7% (23rd lowest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 14.3% (17th lowest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 34.4% (13th highest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 61.1% (25th highest)