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5,311 residents die of chronic lower respiratory disease in North Carolina in 2016

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 18, 2019

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There were 5,311 North Carolina residents who died of chronic lower respiratory disease (CLRD) in 2016, a 1.7 percent increase over the previous year, according to data obtained from the National Center for Health Statistics.

In 2015, 5,221 North Carolina residents died of CLRD.

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 CLRD deaths by state in 2016 and 2015.

Total CLRD deaths by state
State
2016 deaths
2015 deaths
California
13,710
13,621
Florida
11,970
11,705
Texas
10,107
10,231
Ohio
7,015
7,211
New York
6,860
7,109
Pennsylvania
6,523
6,664
Illinois
5,632
5,544
Michigan
5,572
5,848
North Carolina
5,311
5,221
Georgia
4,805
4,607
Tennessee
4,318
4,239
Indiana
4,214
4,212
Missouri
3,961
3,935
Arizona
3,800
3,681
Kentucky
3,486
3,331
Alabama
3,326
3,279
Virginia
3,233
3,370
New Jersey
3,064
3,202
Washington
3,036
3,154
South Carolina
2,870
2,908
Oklahoma
2,794
2,924
Wisconsin
2,786
2,846
Massachusetts
2,674
2,784
Colorado
2,575
2,577
Minnesota
2,369
2,351
Louisiana
2,221
2,178
Arkansas
2,169
2,270
Mississippi
2,116
1,924
Oregon
2,080
2,119
Maryland
2,072
2,040
Iowa
2,006
2,011
Nevada
1,778
1,617
Kansas
1,654
1,704
West Virginia
1,599
1,628
Connecticut
1,425
1,369
New Mexico
1,131
1,109
Nebraska
1,117
1,174
Maine
928
1,025
Utah
875
811
Idaho
865
843
Montana
722
679
New Hampshire
684
705
Delaware
544
510
Rhode Island
445
510
South Dakota
426
502
Vermont
355
357
Hawaii
342
332
Wyoming
327
368
North Dakota
314
351
Alaska
238
204
District of Columbia
152
147

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