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The figure above is a bar chart detailing age-adjusted death rates, by state, in the United States during 2011. In 2011, the overall age-adjusted death rate for the United States was 741.3 per 100,000 population. Among states, Mississippi had the highest death rate (956.1), followed by West Virginia (953.2), Alabama (933.6), and Oklahoma (910.9). Hawaii had the lowest death rate (584.9), followed by California (641.3), Minnesota (659.2), and Connecticut (660.6). The rates for 27 states and the District of Columbia were higher than the overall U.S. rate.

In 2011, the overall age-adjusted death rate for the United States was 741.3 per 100,000 population. Among states, Mississippi had the highest death rate (956.1), followed by West Virginia (953.2), Alabama (933.6), and Oklahoma (910.9). Hawaii had the lowest death rate (584.9), followed by California (641.3), Minnesota (659.2), and Connecticut (660.6). The rates for 27 states and the District of Columbia were higher than the overall U.S. rate.

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