STATE VITALS: NORTH DAKOTA

The state of North Dakota scores lower than the nation overall in births to unmarried mothers, cesarean deliveries, preterm births and low birthweight.

However, among the 10 leading causes of death in the United States, North Dakota has mortality rates that are higher than the U.S. rates for the following causes: stroke, accidents, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, kidney disease and suicide.

 

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