STATE VITALS: MICHIGAN

The state of Michigan scores lower than the nation overall in cesarean delivery rate and teen birth rate. The Great Lake state also has a smaller proportion of its population without health insurance than the national average.

However, among the 10 leading causes of death in the United States, Michigan has mortality rates that are higher than the U.S. rates for the following causes: heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory disease, stroke, diabetes, and suicide.

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