Special Report

Life Expectancy Was Declining in These States Even Before the Pandemic

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10. Indiana
> Life expectancy drop: -0.29 years
> Life expectancy at birth 2010-2015: 77.40 — 10th lowest
> Life expectancy at birth 2017-2019: 77.11 — 10th lowest
> Suicides per 100K: 14.2 — 15th lowest (total: 972)
> Fatal drug overdoses per 100K: 26.6 — 18th highest (total: 1,699)
> COVID-19 deaths per 100K as of Apr. 19: 196 — 12th highest (total: 13,216)
> Population: 6,732,219

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9. Missouri
> Life expectancy drop: -0.30 years
> Life expectancy at birth 2010-2015: 77.60 — 12th lowest
> Life expectancy at birth 2017-2019: 77.30 — 12th lowest
> Suicides per 100K: 18.2 — 15th highest (total: 1,141)
> Fatal drug overdoses per 100K: 26.9 — 16th highest (total: 1,583)
> COVID-19 deaths per 100K as of Apr. 19: 141 — 17th lowest (total: 8,635)
> Population: 6,137,428

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8. Maine
> Life expectancy drop: -0.31 years
> Life expectancy at birth 2010-2015: 79.00 — 25th lowest
> Life expectancy at birth 2017-2019: 78.69 — 21st lowest
> Suicides per 100K: 19.4 — 12th highest (total: 276)
> Fatal drug overdoses per 100K: 29.9 — 13th highest (total: 371)
> COVID-19 deaths per 100K as of Apr. 19: 57 — 4th lowest (total: 765)
> Population: 1,344,212

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7. Tennessee
> Life expectancy drop: -0.32 years
> Life expectancy at birth 2010-2015: 76.30 — 8th lowest
> Life expectancy at birth 2017-2019: 75.98 — 5th lowest
> Suicides per 100K: 17.2 — 20th highest (total: 1,219)
> Fatal drug overdoses per 100K: 31.2 — 11th highest (total: 2,089)
> COVID-19 deaths per 100K as of Apr. 19: 176 — 21st highest (total: 12,049)
> Population: 6,829,174

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6. Maryland
> Life expectancy drop: -0.38 years
> Life expectancy at birth 2010-2015: 79.60 — 17th highest
> Life expectancy at birth 2017-2019: 79.22 — 24th highest
> Suicides per 100K: 10.3 — 4th lowest (total: 657)
> Fatal drug overdoses per 100K: 38.2 — 4th highest (total: 2,369)
> COVID-19 deaths per 100K as of Apr. 19: 142 — 18th lowest (total: 8,562)
> Population: 6,045,680