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Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Life Expectancy: Stay in Hawaii if you want to live longer
By Selected News Articles @ 9:47 PM :: 6781 Views :: Energy, Environment

The life expectancy map of America: Graphic reveals alarming differences in death rates between states

(and how you should move to Hawaii if you want to live longer)

From UK Daily Mail August 1, 2012

Ever fancied a trip to Hawaii? Well, now might be the time - before it runs out.

An incredible chart shows the likelihood of dying depending on the state in which you live, with the residents of Mississippi facing the worst outlook while those in Hawaii face the best.

The diagram has been compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from data gathered from 98 per cent of the medical files for all deaths across the U.S. in 2010.

It reveals how different states experience different risks of mortality, listing the number of people who passed away in the state for every 100,000 people in the country.

Hawaii noted the lowest at 589.6 deaths per 100,000 of the population, a staggering 21 per cent lower than the average for the entire country - 765.2.

Mississippi had the highest death rate over the year at 961.9, which is nearly 30 per cent higher than the average rate for the U.S….

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Another one of the charts breaks down a person's likely cause of death based on their age, showing, interestingly, how murder is the second biggest threat to people under 25.

Startlingly, for that youngest category, the top three causes of death are, in order: accidents, homicide and suicide. Together, these three categories cause 63 per cent of all deaths.

It compares to the high likelihood of dying as a result of disease when you are 65 or older, such as heart disease (27 per cent of all deaths), cancer (22 per cent) or Alzheimer's (5 per cent).

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The chart shows the increasing likelihood of cancer claiming a life and how it ravages the population from an early age; for those under 25, there is a seven per cent chance of dying from the disease.

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