States Where Alzheimer’s Causes the Most Deaths

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20. Oregon
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 273.4 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 8.9% (22nd highest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 19.9% (the highest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 24.8% (4th lowest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 57.3% (9th lowest)

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19. Indiana
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 273.9 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 10.9% (8th highest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 15.8% (18th highest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 35.9% (9th highest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 61.9% (18th highest)

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18. Kentucky
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 275.9 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 12.3% (3rd highest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 14.9% (25th lowest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 42.3% (2nd highest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 68.5% (4th highest)

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17. North Dakota
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 279.1 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 8.2% (17th lowest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 12.4% (4th lowest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 33.2% (20th highest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 61.5% (20th highest)

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16. Arizona
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 280.3 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 8.8% (23rd highest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 16.1% (15th highest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 27.1% (9th lowest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 57.2% (8th lowest)