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18,266 residents die of heart disease in North Carolina in 2016

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 21, 2019

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There were 18,266 North Carolina residents who died of heart disease in 2016, a 1.1 percent decrease from the previous year, according to data obtained from the National Center for Health Statistics.

In 2015, 18,474 North Carolina residents died of heart disease.

The National Center for Health Statistics is the nation’s primary health statistics agency. The CDC and other health-related organizations can use NCHS data for a variety of ends.

The following table shows total heart disease deaths by state in 2016 and 2015.

Total heart disease deaths by state
State
2016 deaths
2015 deaths
California
61,573
61,289
Florida
45,659
45,441
New York
44,076
44,450
Texas
43,772
43,298
Pennsylvania
31,990
32,042
Ohio
27,410
28,069
Michigan
25,304
24,794
Illinois
25,013
25,652
New Jersey
18,597
18,647
North Carolina
18,266
18,474
Georgia
18,143
17,769
Tennessee
15,429
15,730
Missouri
14,579
14,808
Virginia
14,124
14,077
Indiana
13,952
13,948
Alabama
12,832
12,981
Arizona
11,957
11,458
Massachusetts
11,921
12,130
Wisconsin
11,526
11,473
Maryland
11,390
11,481
Washington
11,161
11,025
Louisiana
10,943
10,665
Kentucky
10,519
10,077
Oklahoma
10,209
10,310
South Carolina
10,195
10,092
Arkansas
8,090
7,938
Mississippi
7,865
7,969
Minnesota
7,825
7,844
Colorado
7,277
7,009
Connecticut
7,051
7,205
Oregon
6,968
6,859
Iowa
6,937
6,813
Nevada
6,457
6,114
Kansas
5,672
5,624
West Virginia
4,767
4,727
New Mexico
3,800
3,508
Utah
3,636
3,598
Nebraska
3,322
3,591
Idaho
2,969
2,825
Maine
2,907
3,009
New Hampshire
2,631
2,571
Hawaii
2,488
2,605
Rhode Island
2,256
2,371
Montana
2,138
2,104
Delaware
1,974
1,940
South Dakota
1,729
1,711
District of Columbia
1,375
1,217
Vermont
1,366
1,311
North Dakota
1,338
1,323
Wyoming
1,051
1,030
Alaska
831
846

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