How Many People Die From Dementia in Every State

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25. Iowa
> Dementia-linked death rate: 72.1 per 100,000 people
> Total dementia deaths: 3,270 (22nd lowest)
> Dementia deaths linked to Alzheimer’s: 48.8%
> Total population: 3,145,711
> Share of population 65 and older: 16.7% (16th highest)
> Median age of people 65 and over: 73.6 (3rd highest)

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24. Oklahoma
> Dementia-linked death rate: 72.2 per 100,000 people
> Total dementia deaths: 3,222 (21st lowest)
> Dementia deaths linked to Alzheimer’s: 54.4%
> Total population: 3,930,864
> Share of population 65 and older: 15.3% (13th lowest)
> Median age of people 65 and over: 73.2 (17th highest)

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23. Wisconsin
> Dementia-linked death rate: 73.5 per 100,000 people
> Total dementia deaths: 5,653 (18th highest)
> Dementia deaths linked to Alzheimer’s: 43.0%
> Total population: 5,795,483
> Share of population 65 and older: 16.5% (21st highest)
> Median age of people 65 and over: 73.2 (17th highest)

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22. Texas
> Dementia-linked death rate: 74.1 per 100,000 people
> Total dementia deaths: 18,427 (2nd highest)
> Dementia deaths linked to Alzheimer’s: 51.8%
> Total population: 28,304,596
> Share of population 65 and older: 12.2% (3rd lowest)
> Median age of people 65 and over: 72.8 (17th lowest)

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21. Mississippi
> Dementia-linked death rate: 74.5 per 100,000 people
> Total dementia deaths: 2,449 (18th lowest)
> Dementia deaths linked to Alzheimer’s: 66.4%
> Total population: 2,984,100
> Share of population 65 and older: 15.6% (20th lowest)
> Median age of people 65 and over: 72.9 (24th lowest)