QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Alzheimer’s Disease Death Rates† Among Persons Aged 65 Years or Older, by State — United States, 2015

In 2015, the age-adjusted Alzheimer’s disease death rate among persons aged 65 years or older in the United States was 231.0 per 100,000 population.

The five states with the highest age-adjusted death rates for Alzheimer’s disease were South Carolina (362.8), Washington (349.6), Mississippi (346.5), Tennessee (340.8), and Louisiana (333.6).

New York had the lowest rate (99.0), followed by Maryland (128.2), Alaska (131.7), Connecticut (149.3), and the District of Columbia (152.2).

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/wr/mm6627a6.htm

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