States Where Alzheimer’s Causes the Most Deaths

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15. Oklahoma
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 280.3 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 13.0% (2nd highest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 18.5% (2nd highest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 41.2% (3rd highest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 66.1% (9th highest)

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14. Vermont
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 281.1 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 9.0% (20th highest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 18.5% (2nd highest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 29.0% (14th lowest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 57.4% (10th lowest)

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13. California
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 283.8 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 6.1% (3rd lowest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 13.7% (13th lowest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 21.6% (the lowest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 58.0% (12th lowest)

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12. South Dakota
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 290.3 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 9.8% (16th highest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 13.1% (7th lowest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 29.4% (16th lowest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 59.4% (18th lowest)

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11. North Carolina
> Death rate due to Alzheimer’s: 292.1 per 100,000
> Older adults who smoke regularly 9.1% (19th highest)
> Older adults diagnosed with depression 14.9% (25th lowest)
> Older adults who have not exercised in a month 31.6% (25th highest)
> Older adults with high blood pressure 65.6% (11th highest)